Sodexo (PARIS:SW) (OTCBB:SDXAY) announced the appointment of Simon Seaton to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer to oversee its remote sites operations in the Gulf of Mexico and North Sea.
Simon Seaton will help the Group to further develop its remote sites services offer and delivery, providing industry-leading support and opportunities for its clients, consumers and employees. He will supervise a region that encompasses remote sites, on and off-shore, in Europe (primarily Scotland, Norway and The Netherlands) and the United States (the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean, California and Alaska). Simon will be responsible for driving synergies in such critical areas as client relations, health and safety, talent management and remote sites innovation.
Simon has over 20 years’ experience in oilfield services, from the North Sea to Nigeria, and joins Sodexo from Halliburton where he was most recently Senior Director of Global Deepwater Solutions. Simon is based in Houston, Texas and reports to Nicolas Japy, Sodexo Group Executive Committee member and CEO, Remote Sites and Asia-Australia.
Commenting on the appointment, Nicolas Japy says: “I am pleased to welcome Simon Seaton to Sodexo. His technical background, deep industry experience, and leadership capabilities will help us further improve the delivery of innovative services for our remote sites clients. His commitment to ensuring the safety and comfort of client and Sodexo teams on and offshore is fully aligned with our Group’s values and culture.”
For over 40 years, Sodexo has been improving Quality of Life around the world, on land or at sea and under the most extreme conditions. Today, more than 39,000 Sodexo employees worldwide provide on-site service solutions to remote site clients on 1,700 sites across 40 countries.
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