Sodexo, Inc. to Receive Corporate Achievement Award at Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Dinner

October 8, 2015

October 8, 2015

MCCC Contact:  Michelle Guzman
301-738-0015 or

Sodexo, Inc. to Receive Corporate Achievement Award
at Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Dinner

Rockville, MD – Sodexo, Inc. will receive the Corporate Achievement Award at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) Business Awards Dinner. Award sponsor Bank of America will present the award at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center on November 19, 2015.

“More than 26,000 businesses in Montgomery County endeavor each day to improve our schools, buildings, transportation and infrastructure. They enhance public safety and cultivate a vibrant, healthy community,” said George Chavel, President and CEO, Sodexo. “Sodexo is proud to leverage the scale and scope of its global operations to support local community growth and development in Montgomery County.”

“On behalf of Bank of America, I am proud to present this award celebrating Sodexo’s corporate leadership and commitment to our community,” said Jeff Wood, Greater Washington market president, Bank of America. “Sodexo’s headquarters are right here in Gaithersburg, in the heart of Montgomery County and they’ve helped make it one of the best places to live and work.”

Sodexo Inc.’s contributions include the following:

  • Sustained growth: Operating in 80 countries, Sodexo serves 75 million customers each day through its more than 100 services.
  • Contribution to local economy: With its North America headquarters in Gaithersburg, Sodexo is one of the largest employers in D.C. metropolitan region.
  • Corporate citizenship: Sodexo Foundation has contributed more than $25 million in grants to end childhood hunger in America.
  • Sustainability: The ‘Sodexo360’ initiative is their comprehensive approach to energy management and their Gaithersburg headquarters is LEED Platinum certified and Energy Star efficient.

“We are thrilled to recognize Sodexo for their many accomplishments as a leader in their industry and in our community,” said Georgette ‘Gigi’ Godwin, President and CEO, MCCC. “They are a true and valued partner of the Chamber.”

The MCCC Business Awards Dinner connects the most influential business and government leaders in the region for a celebration of innovation, achievement, and commitment to the community.

To register and for sponsorship opportunities, visit

For press admission or inquiries, please contact Michelle Guzman at or 301-738-0015.


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