Sodexo announces Stuart Winters as new President for US Healthcare division

11/1/2021, 2:01 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)


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Gaithersburg, Md., Nov. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sodexo, a leader in food services and facilities management, has appointed Stuart Winters as CEO for the US Healthcare division to lead Sodexo’s growing business to deliver patient nutrition, culinary services, infection prevention, healthcare technology management and other essential services for Sodexo’s clients.


“Stuart has deep knowledge of healthcare operations around the world,” said Marc Plumart, CEO for Sodexo Healthcare Worldwide. “He is a leader who grows and develops strong teams, drives profitable growth, innovates for the future and delivers excellence to clients. I’m confident that he will lead our business in the US to reach its full potential.”


Previously, Stuart was CEO for Healthcare in the UK & Ireland (2018-2021) and the Asia Pacific (2015-2018) regions. In both of those roles, he expanded Sodexo’s expertise and brought innovative solutions to the market. Under his leadership in the UK & Ireland, he led the effort to make Sodexo the UK’s largest provider of Covid testing centers and grew the company’s Healthcare Technology Management expertise through acquisition.


Stuart joined Sodexo in 2005 in Thailand, where he opened and ran several new countries for Sodexo, including Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Laos. He has a technical building services background in HVAC and Electrical and has worked for Honeywell and global organizations in the Oil and Gas industry before joining Sodexo.


About Sodexo North America 

At Sodexo Healthcare we build trusted partnerships with health systems to support their care delivery mission. Leveraging science, insights and imagination, we provide solutions and contribute essential non-clinical services wherever care is delivered, to enhance patients’ and caregivers’ experience while improving our clients’ financial health. Sodexo Healthcare’s 35,000 employees provide human-centered care with food and nutrition, environmental and clinical engineering services that support healthcare teams and overall operations at over 1,500 sites in the United States. 

Sodexo North America is part of a global, Fortune 500 company with a presence in 56 countries. Sodexo is a leading provider of integrated food, facilities management and other services that enhance organizational performance, contribute to local communities and improve quality of life for millions of customers in corporate, education, healthcare, senior living, sports and leisure, government and other environments daily. The company employs 125,000 people at more than 8,000 sites in all 50 U.S. states and Canada, and indirectly supports tens of thousands of additional jobs through its annual purchases of $14B in goods and services from small to large businesses. Sodexo is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion and safety, while upholding the highest standards of corporate responsibility and ethical business conduct. In support of local communities across the U.S., in 2020, the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation mobilized 10,000 Sodexo volunteers to distribute 4.1 million meals to help 5.9 million children and adults meet their immediate food needs. Since 1996, the Stop Hunger Foundation has contributed $36.7 million to help feed children in America impacted by hunger. To learn more about Sodexo, visit, and connect with us on FacebookInstagramLinkedInTwitter and YouTube



Dasha Ross-Smith
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