David Newman Named CEO Of Sodexo At School

Sodexo, a leader in food service and facilities management for schools across North America, announced the appointment of David Newman as its new Chief Executive Officer for Sodexo At School in the U.S.

A proven international business leader with over two decades of experience, Newman has successfully led enterprise growth strategies through operational excellence, innovation, and the development of high performing teams. He takes over to lead 12,700 team members who serve over 2.5 million students and guests every day.

Newman, most recently Sodexo SVP of Corporate Finance globally, began taking over the leadership role in At School U.S. in April. He also oversaw public-private partnerships, group treasury, capital market operations, and chaired Sodexo Ventures. Newman replaces outgoing CEO Stephen Dunmore who will stay on to help with the transition through the end of August 2023 in an advisory capacity.

“As we double down on pursuing our ambitious growth goals, we’re thrilled to have David helm the Sodexo At School segment,” Sarosh Mistry, CEO for Sodexo North America, said. “He has an outstanding track record in business development. With his leadership and capabilities, as well as the talents and engagement of the Sodexo At School team, I am confident we will be successful in accelerating our growth in the U.S.”

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