Sodexo has appointed Angela Halliday as director of social impact with responsibility for driving its social value strategy for the UK and Ireland. As a ‘green-rated’ strategic supplier to government across a range of sectors, including healthcare, education, justice and defence, the company has pledged to improve contract processes through clear accountability and regular reporting of performance.
In her new role, Halliday will work with Sodexo’s CEOs responsible for delivering services to the public sector, the organisation’s executive board and its public sector board in order to embed a social value approach. The role will involve ensuring organisational governance and reporting on the social value Sodexo is delivering within its contracts.
Halliday said: “This new role demonstrates how Sodexo does business, where quantifiable and firm ethical principles are being put at the heart of everything we do. I am delighted and honoured to be the lead for such an important part of our work and am looking forward to demonstrating the added value we create for our employees, clients, customers and communities.”
Sean Haley, chairman of Sodexo UK and Ireland, added: “Angela’s appointment reflects our ongoing commitment to transparency and achieving sustainable growth while remaining true to our mission: to improve quality of life wherever we operate.”