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Sodexo named NACAS West Business Partner of the Year

Gaithersburg, Md – June 14, 2018 – Sodexo, a food and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today it was named NACAS West  Business Partner of the Year for outstanding customer service and support of the educational programs at NACAS West institutions. Sodexo was nominated by two of its university clients, New Mexico State University and the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by our partners and NACAS West for this prestigious recognition,” said Barry Telford, CEO, Universities West, Sodexo. “We are committed to supporting our partners and always looking for ways to enhance our relationships on and off campus.”

“Our relationship with Sodexo showcases the value of aligning with a strategic partner to accelerate contributions to student well-being and engagement, and the university’s continued success overall.” said Steven Bettner, vice president, auxiliary services, New Mexico State University.

“Sodexo has been a critical campus partner with the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa for more than three decades,” said Deborah Huebler, director of campus services, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. “Sodexo has also made many noteworthy contributions to the auxiliary services profession during that time.”

Sodexo has been a repeat sponsor of C3X, an annual conference that convenes leaders from more than 700 higher education institutions and nearly 200 NACAS Business Partners to showcase the most inclusive and modern perspective of how auxiliary services enrich the campus experience. Additionally, Sodexo has been a consistent business partner sponsor, presenter and participant for the regional and national conferences.

About NACAS West

The western region of NACAS is composed of 13 U.S. states and territories, Canadian provinces, and other countries. We support the mission of our National Association by offering extended, accessible, and regionally-relevant value to our members through a suite of programs designed to foster professional development, facilitate a cherished network of colleagues, and cultivate collaboration. For more information, visit https://nacas.org/about/regions/nacas-west/.

About Sodexo North America

Sodexo North America is part of a global, Fortune 500 company with a presence in 80 countries. Sodexo is a leading provider of integrated food, facilities management and other services that enhance organizational performance, contribute to local communities and improve quality of life for millions of customers in corporate, education, healthcare, senior living, sports and leisure, government and other environments daily.  The company employs 133,000 people at 13,000 sites in all 50 U.S. states and Canada and indirectly supports tens of thousands of additional jobs through its annual purchases of $9.2 billion in goods and services from small to large American businesses. In support of local communities across the U.S., the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation has contributed close to $30 million over the past 20 years to help feed children in America impacted by hunger.  To learn more about Sodexo, visit SodexoInsights.com and connect with us on Facebook and @SodexoUSA on Twitter.

Contact: Dasha Ross-Smith, Sodexo, Inc., (301) 987-4893, dasha.ross-smith@sodexo.com