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Sodexo Recognized as One of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People

Sodexo Recognized as One of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 
BURLINGTON, ON, Sept. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - The editors of Canada's Top 100 
Employers have recognized Sodexo as one of Canada's leading employers for 
people under thirty years old.Companies are assessed on their programs to 
attract and retain younger workers. The recognition from Mediacorp Canada is 
based on a number of initiatives which Sodexo has implemented across the 
country, including Sodexo's popular Rising Stars program, which offers 
placements for interns, co-op students and new managers to assist their 
advancement in the organization. 
"Sodexo's strategic plan is to be an employer of choice, of which engagement 
of all employees is a factor," says Vanessa White, Senior Vice-President of 
Human Resources for Sodexo Canada. "Formal career planning and succession 
planning programs encourage our young employees to think about where their 
career will take them. We don't just want to manage aspects of someone's 
career; we want to see our employees have long and fulfilling careers with 
Sodexo." 
Sodexo's formal mentorship and training programs offer skill and competency 
building and give young employees personalized support toward achieving 
success. These programs receive positive feedback and play a key role in 
retaining younger workers. 
Sodexo's human resource policies also take feedback from younger workers into 
account regarding work-life balance, flexible working arrangements, business 
casual dress code, tuition reimbursement, commitment to diversity and 
international opportunities. 
To learn more about Sodexo's careers, visit sodexo.ca and click on Careers. 
About Sodexo 
Sodexo in Canada 
Sodexo has been delivering On-Site Services in Canada for over 40 years. 
Recognized as a strategic partner, Sodexo Canada has consolidated its position 
by providing a range of Quality of Life Services for clients, their employees 
and visitors in the corporate, education, healthcare and remote sites 
segments. Delivering more than 850 different food and facilities management 
solutions across 750+ sites, Sodexo is a market leader in Canada in terms of 
revenue and consumers served and has been recognized as a top employer for the 
past three consecutive years. Sodexo Canada is proud to have created the 
Sodexo Foundation, an independent charitable organization that has donated 
over a million meals to at risk youth in Canada since it was founded in 2000. 
Follow us on Twitter @SodexoCanada 
Sodexo Group
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                    Sodexo in Canada 
                                     
18.2 billion euro consolidated revenue 10,000 employees 
420 000 employees                      1 million consumers served daily 
20th largest employer worldwide        230+ clients 
80 consumers served daily              750+ sites 
34,300 sites                           850+ service solutions 
75 million consumers served daily 
9.5 billion euro market capitalization
(as of November 7 2012) 

SOURCE  Sodexo Canada 
Katherine Power Tel.: 289-439-9170 Katherine.Power@sodexo.com 
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