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Sodexo Announces Changes to its Group Executive Committee

Contract foodservice provider Sodexo announced a series of changes to its executive committee.

Debbie White, CEO of the company’s Government and Healthcare Segments worldwide, has decided to pursue an opportunity outside Sodexo and will leave the company as of May 1, 2017.

Marc Plumart, currently CEO of Sodexo’s Seniors Segment worldwide, will become CEO of healthcare and seniors worldwide. Tony Leech, currently CEO of Justice Services worldwide, will become CEO of Sodexo’s Justice, Defense and Government Agencies worldwide. Both appointments take effect on May 1, 2017.

Plumart joined Sodexo in 1992 and has held positions in a majority of Sodexo's business segments. From 2006 to 2014, he served as CEO Healthcare, Seniors & Disabled in France. In prior roles, he served as CEO Education and as a regional director and sales manager for Corporate Services in France. In 2014 he was appointed CEO of Sodexo France. He was subsequently appointed CEO of the Seniors segment worldwide.

Leech joined Sodexo in 2003, following a 16-year career in the Australian Prison Services, to head up the Justice Services business in the UK. He was subsequently appointed CEO Justice worldwide in 2015.