Sodexo Extends Partnership with Nokia as Global Facilities Management Provider

  Sodexo Extends Partnership with Nokia as Global Facilities Management

Business Wire

ISSY-LES-MOULINEAUX, France -- June 6, 2013

Regulatory News :

Sodexo (Paris:SW) (OTCBB:SDXAY), world leader in Quality of Life services, has
expanded its partnership with Nokia, leader in mobile communications and
online mapping solutions, signing a long term global agreement to provide an
integrated range of facility management services across Nokia’s office
portfolio. As of today, the agreement spans 55 countries and 140 sites, with
the final objective of integrating the full range of 290 locations in 66
countries within the next 12 months.

The contract represents a unique approach for both partners, based on Sodexo
as single global supplier, leading to a solution that streamlines current
processes, increases visibility and measurement of performance globally and
provides the flexibility required to meet Nokia’s changing needs.

Sodexo’s expertise in Facilities Management, from design through to
operations, enabled the Group to provide a complete offer of innovative
services - ranging from Technical Maintenance and Energy Management to
Catering, Concierge, and Wellness services – that drives global alignment and
synergies for Nokia. Sodexo also provides Benefits & Rewards services to Nokia
staff in 15 countries. The Group’s unique Quality of Life services offer and
customer focused strategy contribute to staff engagement and well-being at
Nokia, helping Nokia be an employer of choice in its industry.

Sylvia Metayer, Director of International Large Accounts from Sodexo, said:
“This major turnaround in our partnership with Nokia is the result of working
closely for over 20 years with this strategic client and understanding how we
can best add value and contribute to the quality of life of Nokia’s employees
through the provision of consistent and high calibre services, whilst also
enabling Nokia to focus on its core business.”

Riku Pentikainen, Nokia Security & WR Head of Strategic Partnerships: “This
partnership is in line with Nokia Security & Workplace Resources strategy to
support Nokia’s people in enabling them to excel by providing workplaces and
services which make them as successful as possible. By consolidating services
under one provider, by introducing cross-discipline support and by putting
great people to manage the sites, Sodexo have improved services while bringing
commercial synergies.”

About Sodexo

Founded in 1966 by Pierre Bellon, Sodexo is the global leader in services that
improve Quality of Life, an essential factor in individual and organizational
performance. Operating in 80 countries, Sodexo serves 75 million consumers
each day through its unique combination of On-site Services, Benefits and
Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Through its more than 100
services, Sodexo provides clients an integrated offering developed over more
than 45 years of experience: from reception, safety, maintenance and cleaning,
to foodservices and facilities and equipment management; from Meal Pass, Gift
Pass and Mobility Pass benefits for employees to in-home assistance and
concierge services. Sodexo’s success and performance are founded on its
independence, its sustainable business model and its ability to continuously
develop and engage its 420,000 employees throughout the world.

Key Figures (as of August 31, 2012)

Sodexo in the world

18.2 billion euro consolidated revenue
420 000 employees
20th largest employer worldwide
80 countries
34,300 sites
75 million consumers served daily
11.1 billion euro market capitalization (as of April 17, 2013)


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