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Sodexo is a Top-Veteran-Friendly Company and Top Supplier Diversity Program

February 06, 2019 - 2:21 pm

Our Employer of the Week series features one company each week that has made a commitment to hiring and supporting veterans. This week’s employer is Sodexo.

Sodexo is the worldwide leader in Quality of Life Services. Founded in 1966, Sodexo now employs 460,000 employees in 72 countries and interacts with over 100 million customers each day. Sodexo was also named a 2018 Best of the Best as a Top Veteran-Friendly Company. 

"Supporting our veterans and their families is one of our top diversity and inclusion priorities," said Rohini Anand, senior vice president of Corporate Responsibility & Global Chief Diversity Officer at Sodexo. "We are honored to be recognized by U.S. Veterans Magazine and committed to ensuring our workforce remains inclusive of Veterans."

As part of Sodexo's Better Tomorrow Plan, the company is committed to partnering with vendors led by minorities, women, service-disabled veterans, LGBT and people with disabilities across the U.S.  Further, the company has made a global commitment to invest 25 percent of its global spend with small and local businesses, with a focus on women and other underrepresented groups, by 2025. 

With Sodexo, veterans can tailor their career paths with development and training opportunities, utilize leadership skills, and thrive on new assignments in a diverse range of fields including Culinary and Food Service Management, Facilities and Engineering Management, Clinical Nutrition, Environmental Services, Information Technology, and sales. 

Visit Sodexo's veteran hiring page for more information and resources.