In conclusion, Michel Landel thanked the clients for their loyalty, the shareholders for their confidence and the 420,000 employees for their efforts during Fiscal 2012 year and their daily commitment to improve Quality of Life of our clients and consumers.

The Board of Directors, in turn, has thanked Michel Landel and his team for their continued engagement in fostering Quality of Life.

1 Excluding currency effects and the favorable accounting adjustment for UK pensions

Analysts briefing

Sodexo will hold a briefing today at 9:00 a.m. at the Capital 8 Conference Center (32, rue Monceau, Paris 8 ème) to comment on the Fiscal 2012 results. The briefing also can be accessed via webcast on

Future financial communications dates
First Quarter Fiscal 2013 revenues       January 9, 2013
General Shareholders’ Meeting       January 21, 2013
Fiscal 2012 dividend distribution       February 4, 2013

About Sodexo

Sodexo is the global leader in services that improve Quality of Life, an essential factor in individual and organizational performance. Operating in 80 countries, Sodexo serves 75 million consumers each day through its unique combination of On-site Services, Benefits and Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Through its more than 100 services, Sodexo provides clients an integrated offering developed over more than 45 years of experience: from reception, safety, maintenance and cleaning, to foodservices and facilities and equipment management; from Meal Pass, Gift Pass and Mobility Pass benefits for employees to in-home assistance and concierge services. Sodexo’s success and performance are founded on its independence, its sustainable business model and its ability to continuously develop and engage its 420,000 employees throughout the world.