Sodexo announces three new appointments to strengthen Vital Spaces initiative

Sodexo has announced three senior appointments to bolster its Corporate Services leadership team as it strengthens its Vital Spaces proposition. Paula Stevenson has been appointed Managing Director, Libby Escolme has joined as Marketing Director & Brand Head, and Harpreet Cheema becomes Head of Workplace Services  

For days gone by four years, Stevenson spent some time working in Sodexo’s Global Strategic Accounts team, where she’s led the prestigious account of 1 of the worlds’ largest healthcare companies because the Global Account Director. Her experience includes 30 years in project and facilities management, spanning a variety of sectors. Her vast understanding of integrated facilities management has nurtured her talent as an experienced negotiator, strong leader and strategic thinker.

Escolme joins Sodexo from restaurant chain Itsu, where she was Marketing Director. She also has over twenty years of experience in marketing for leading global FMCG, leisure and retail brands across multiple international markets. In her new role, Escolme will lead the Ireland and UK Marketing function and will undoubtedly be responsible for the consumer and client online marketing strategy for Corporate Services in the united kingdom and Ireland.   

Cheema spent some time working in Sodexo’s Service Operations team, where he led the Promotions and Digital team for days gone by four years. Cheema brings innovation and thought leadership and has been instrumental in Sodexo’s activity make it possible for the business to come back safely and contains played an important role as co-chair of the Origins group, which encourages cohesion and inclusivity by celebrating the diversity of culture. In his new role, Cheema shall lead the development, deployment, performance awareness and management building of Workplace Services.

Julie Ennis, CEO Corporate Services Sodexo UK & Ireland, said:   

“With the lifting of the ongoing home based guidance in England, our clients need our expertise as part of your to greatly help them to transform their workplaces once we begin a new method of working so when society starts to start fully.  

“I’m delighted to possess Paula, Libby and Harpreet up to speed as we continue steadily to develop our Workplace Services and strengthen our Vital Spaces value proposition, which can only help empower clients to transform their workplaces in both long-term and short.”