Sodexo India has appointed its Chief Financial Officer, Rohit Bahety as Country President. While he takes over his new role this month, he will also continue to head the financial agenda of the company.
The news of the appointment comes in after, previous Country President Rishi Gour, from Sodexo this month. Gour had taken charge of the role in 2015. Now as Bahety replaces him, he would be responsible for driving corporate governance and strategic directorial responsibility for all of Sodexo’s operations across India.
Speaking on the new role Bahety said, “We are confident to tap the growth opportunities presented by the booming internet-based, technology organizations in the corporate space, healthcare, education and the energy sector, thus augmenting, growth. To do so, we will invest in technology and partner with the startup ecosystem to help clients optimize their business operations in line with our sustainability principles.”
French multinational Sodexo has over 46000 employees in around 12000 sites in India. The company operates primarily in food and facilities management services. It also provides personal care services such as elder-care for corporate professionals, and benefits and reward services. For its growth in the country it counts on its benefits and reward services, as the segment continues to grow in the country is growing, with digitalization a big accelerator for this growth.
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