Sodexo has appointed Sunil Nayak as Chief Executive Officer, Corporate Services worldwide. Sunil, who is currently CEO, Corporate Services, APAC, will be taking on his new role from 1st September 2019 and will move to London. He will also be joining the Group Executive Committee of Sodexo.
An industry veteran, Sunil’s journey with Sodexo began in 2009 when Sodexo acquired RKHS, an Indian food services company led by him and became the CEO of Sodexo India. As the CEO of the newly merged company, Sunil ensured smooth transition for the company, putting in place a strong leadership team and a robust growth strategy to build Sodexo as a key player in the food services and facility management space in India. During his tenure Sodexo also acquired MacLellan India, a maintenance and facilities management firm, to grow its business in the technical services area.
He helmed the company for the next six years, before moving on to his regional role as CEO, Corporate Services, APAC in 2015. He built the Corporate Services business in the APAC region focusing on growing the client portfolio in the region while also ensuring the growth of local clients. Under his leadership, Sodexo widened its capabilities beyond food and facility management services to include digital and other innovative services. In this role, Sunil has driven significant growth for Sodexo, positioning APAC region as the third largest for Corporate Services, after France and North America.