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Gio is passionate about food, and developing craft skills

Gio Macori, chef manager on Petrofac’s FPF1

 
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Gio is passionate about food, and developing craft skills; his enthusiasm really motivates the team. His friendly Italian personality means he’s always willing to assist others, embodying our values in terms of customer service.

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CHEF MALCOLM EMERY

CHEF MALCOLM EMERY

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Malcolm Emery is no ordinary chef. His glamorous career has included catering the country’s most impressive venues and events; to drop a few names: Windsor Castle, Hampton Court Palace, the Lord Mayor’s Banquet and Buckingham Palace’s Garden Parties.

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Lisa Maker, Catering Assistant

Lisa Maker

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How long have you worked at Truro High School for Girls?
I have worked at the school for 15 years.

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Tony Crosbie, general manager

Tony Crosbie

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The American Express (AMEX) Community Stadium, nestled in the South Downs, is home to Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club, who recently made it into the Premier League.

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Linda Semple-Lauchlan

Linda Semple-Lauchlan

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5 minutes with... Linda Semple-Lauchlan

Linda Semple-Lauchlan is a cleaning team leader at the Leonardo Helicopters site in Yeovil which builds and develops helicopters for the Ministry of Defence.

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5 minutes with Debbie Dean

Debbie Dean

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We spent five minutes chatting to Debbie Dean, food services assistant, Nestle Halifax, a recent winner of a regional Star of the Month award.

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I was 17 years of age and I was the youngest shift porter in the team.

Tommy Weldridge

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Tommy Weldridge, hospital porter at Wythenshawe Hospital in Greater Manchester.

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Dorina, centre in blue, at the Security awards

We spend five minutes with Dorina Popoveniuc

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We spend five minutes with Dorina Popoveniuc, one of six finalists in the 2016 national Women in Security Awards, run by Professional Security magazine.

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Emma Longmate relishes making the ordinary extraordinary.

Emma Longmate

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Emma Longmate relishes making the ordinary extraordinary. As Sodexo’s contract director for seven schools run as part of a private finance initiative (PFI) she’s always looking for ways to exceed her clients’ expectations.

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5 minutes with... Mal Jones, Unilever Port Sunlight

Mal Jones

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I joined Unilever in 1976 at the tender age of 16, working as an office assistant in the wage department at Lever House in Port Sunlight on the Wirral.

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5 minutes with...Robert Taylor, employment coordinator, HMP Addiewell

Robert Taylor

Time 517 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

Robert Taylor has played an invaluable role at HMP Addiewell since joining in September 2015.

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Five minutes with Tom Martin

Tom Martin

Time 536 days ago Comments 1 comment
 

We spend five minutes with Tom Martin, student experience manager, Northumbria University.

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Alessandra Merryweather Learning and development manager, Stoke Mandeville Hospital

Alessandra Merryweather

Time 592 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

We spend five minutes with Alessandra Merryweather learning and development manager, Stoke Mandeville Hospital

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Josh Corbett, Marketing manager, major events, Sports & Leisure

Josh Corbett

Time 648 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

We spend five minutes with Josh Corbett, Marketing manager, major events, Sports & Leisure.

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Jill Lawrence, office services helpdesk coordinator, Energy & Resources

Jill Lawrence

Time 691 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

We spend five minutes with Jill Lawrence, office services helpdesk coordinator, Energy & Resources

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Tiffany Hung, contract manager for Horticultural Services, South East

Tiffany Hung

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We spend five minutes with Tiffany Hung, contract manager for Horticultural Services, South East

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We spend five minutes with Beryl Zarb, catering assistant, Queen’s Hospital Romford

Beryl Zarb

Time 774 days ago Comments 1 comment
 

We spend five minutes with Beryl Zarb, catering assistant, Queen’s Hospital Romford, 36 years working in hospital catering.

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We spend five minutes with Jack Martin, the Reservations and Reception Agent at Bateaux London.

Jack Martin

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We spend five minutes with Jack Martin, the Reservations and Reception Agent at Bateaux London.

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Five minutes with Beth Tennison, chef, Saltend Chemicals Park, Hull

Beth Tennison

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We spend five minutes with Beth Tennison, chef, Saltend Chemicals Park, Hull.

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Five minutes with Jon Andrews, deputy estates manager at Stoke Mandeville Hospital

Jon Andrews

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We spend five minutes with Jon Andrews, deputy estates manager at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

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Clare Bradnam, sales manager, Bradford University School of Management and Law (Heaton Mount).

Clare Bradnam

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We spend five minutes with Clare Bradnam, sales manager, Bradford University School of Management and Law (Heaton Mount).

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Brian Edmed, kitchen porter, Junior Ranks Dining Centre at Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster, Wiltshire

Brian Edmed

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We spend five minutes with Brian Edmed, kitchen porter, Junior Ranks Dining Centre at Battlesbury Barracks, Warminster, Wiltshire.

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Richard Grundy, security supervisor at Unilever, Leeds

Richard Grundy

Time 915 days ago Comments 0 comments
 

We spend five minutes with Richard Grundy, security supervisor at Unilever, Leeds

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We spend five minutes with Aoife Keohane, technical laboratory support at GSK, Cork.

Aoife Keohane

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We spend five minutes with Aoife Keohane, technical laboratory support at GSK, Cork.

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Dave Huntley

Time 943 days ago Comments 1 comment
 

We spend five minutes with Dave Huntley, horticultural instructor at HMP Northumberland.

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Pauline Craig

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We spend five minutes with Pauline Craig, operations manager at Hamilton Park Racecourse in Glasgow.

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Nathan Farrer

Nathan Farrer

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We spend five minutes with Nathan Farrer, cleaner at Cawdor Barracks, Brawdy.

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Lynsey Herkes

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We spend five minutes with Lynsey Herkes, lounge manager at the Emirates Lounge, Glasgow Airport.

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Lynn Jux

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We spend five minutes with Lynn Jux, receptionist at Toyota, Burgh Heath.

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Charmaine Kennedy

Charmaine Kennedy

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We spend five minutes with Charmaine Kennedy, retail supervisor at Central Manchester University Hospitals.

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News

Mathew Shipley wins Sodexo’s Street Food Challenge
 

Mathew Shipley wins Sodexo’s Street Food Challenge

Nine Sodexo chefs took part in a street food showdown to find out who could create the tastiest and trendiest main course and desserts.

 
At the FSM Awards in London, Marie Arthur won area manager of the year, Linzi Purves won the sports, leisure and event catering award and Fleur Robilliard won the people development award.
 

FSM AWARDS TREBLE

Three Sodexo employees won their categories in one of hospitality’s most prestigious awards ceremonies.

 
SODEXO AGREES TO ACQUIRE CENTREPLATE
 

SODEXO AGREES TO ACQUIRE CENTREPLATE

Sodexo has announced an agreement to acquire Centerplate into the Sports & Leisure global segment.

 
Pictured at the “Embracing Diversity” career and personal branding workshop hosted by MSD Ireland and Sodexo Ireland on 23 October 2017 were Eva Gallagher, MSD, MMD, MWN, Margot Slattery, country president, Sodexo Ireland, Ger Brennan, managing director MSD Ireland, Aidan Walker, client relationship director, Sodexo Ireland, Eamonn MacHale, head chef for Sodexo at MSD Ireland and Mairead McCaul, MSD, GHH, MWN.
 

EMBRACING DIVERSITY

Sodexo and MSD Ireland took part in ‘Embracing Diversity, Career and Personal Branding’ event that was hosted in MSD’s Dublin office in October and saw nearly 100 attendees receive insights and guidance on how to create, build and maintain a career and personal brand. 

 
20% off your Christmas wine!
 

20% off your Christmas wine!

Laithwaite’s Wines is offering a 20% discount for Sodexo colleagues on Sodexo Discounts throughout December.

 
Springboard trekkers
 

Springboard Trekkers Announced

A fundraising expedition in Vietnam is on the horizon for two adventurous Sodexo employees selected to take part in 2018’s Springboard annual charity trek. 

 
Have a safe day awards
 

Have a Safe Day Awards 2017

Huge congratulations to Dave O’Brien and Alfie Kyle, who have made it to the finals of Sodexo’s global Have a Safe Day Awards. 

 
United Nations’ International Day for Persons with Disabilities on 3 December
 

CAMPAIGN ENCOURAGES US TO ‘OPEN UP’ ABOUT INVISIBLE DISABIILITIES

Sodexo employees are sharing their personal stories in support of the United Nations’ International Day for Persons with Disabilities on 3 December, to help raise awareness of invisible disabilities.

 
Pictured representing the companies awarded the Business Working Responsibly Mark in 2017 by Business in the Community Ireland were l/r Stephen Wheeler, managing director SSE Ireland, Margot Slattery, country president, Sodexo Ireland; Valerie Hedin, external communications manager EirGrid; Feargal O’Rourke, managing partner PwC, Cathleen Doohan, human resources and corporate social responsibility director Fujitsu; Dee Forbes, director-general RTÉ; Niall Browne, ceo Dawn Meats and Dave Murphy, ceo, PM Group.
 

WORKING RESPONSIBLY MARK AWARDED BY BITCI

Sodexo Ireland has been awarded the Business Working Responsibly Mark by Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) at its annual Sustainability Forum on 15 November at Dublin Castle.