Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life services, today announced the appointment of Rishi Gour as Country President, India.

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Rishi joined Sodexo in 2011 and has since worked towards the brand’s promise of delivering Quality of Life Services to 400+ Corporate, Education and Healthcare clients through 40,000+ Sodexo employees spread across 1200+ sites.


A dedicated and result driven senior leader, Rishi has successfully achieved profitable business growth for Sodexo with his sharp business acumen and dynamic operational strategies. He has a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT-Varanasi (formerly, IT-BHU) and a post graduate degree in Management from IIM Ahmedabad.


Prior to joining Sodexo; Rishi has assumed various leadership and operating roles at WNS Global Services, Accenture and CITIL (now acquired by Oracle) across functional areas, including business development, programme management, consulting, technology and operations.



About Sodexo


Sodexo in India 


Sodexo India On-site Services is a leading provider of services that impact the Quality of Life of clients and their employees in the corporate segment and remote sites, patients and visitors in the healthcare segment, and students and faculty in the education segment. Sodexo is considered a strategic partner to its clients and delivers more than 40 different food and facilities management solutions across 1200+ sites, through its 40,000 employees who touch the lives of 1 million consumers daily.


Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services launched operations in 1997. Market leader by far, Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services delivers solutions through Employee Benefits and Incentives & Recognition services, including Meal Pass, electronic Meal Card, Gift Pass and Say Reward.  


Sodexo Group


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 50 years of experience: from foodservices, reception, maintenance and cleaning, to 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, 2015)


Sodexo worldwide


19.2 billion euro consolidated revenues

420,000 employees

19th largest employer worldwide

80 countries

32,000 sites

75 million consumers served daily

12.6 billion euro market capitalization (as of November 18, 2015)



Sodexo in India - On-site Services


40,000 employees

1000,000 consumers served daily

400+ clients

1200+ sites


Sodexo in India - Benefits & Rewards Services


400 employees

3 million beneficiaries

10,000 corporates

25,000 affiliates across 1,400 cities



Christina D’Souza
Tel.: +91 98202 54210 | +91 22 4421 4579

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