Sophie Bellon br Chairwoman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer br Sodexo

Sophie Bellon, Chairwoman of the Board of Directors & CEO, Sodexo

Sophie Bellon has been Chairwoman of Sodexo’s Board of Directors since 2016 and CEO since 2022. She started her career in 1984 in finance in the US. She joined Sodexo’s finance team in 1994 and participated in key milestones in the company’s international development. After holding several positions in finance and strategy, Sophie became CEO for Sodexo’s Corporate Services in France.

A strong advocate for the service industry, Sophie is committed to ensuring that its social value is recognized. She also drives diversity, equity and inclusion both within the company and in the community, including gender equality, which she sees as an essential lever for creativity, innovation and performance. She continues to develop the Group with the ambition to adapt the company to a fast-changing world while upholding its powerful fundamentals, including the combination of economic performance and sustainability. Sophie is also a board member of L’Oréal and Catalyst.