Sodexo, a leading global services company, has recognised the commitment and dedication of its employees at its Spirit of Sodexo Awards.
The awards evening, attended by 600 Sodexo employees, saw 21 individuals and teams win accolades.
More than 1,200 nominations were received for the event at ACC Liverpool, hosted by celebrated satirical impressionist, Rory Bremner, on 12 December.
Employee of the Year was won by Operations Manager Nicola Newman, from Sodexo’s Northumbria University contract, as the judging panel were particularly impressed by her genuine care for students there, throughout her 20 year career.
The Army Basing Programme mobilisation team won Team of the Year for their hard work ensuring military families returning from overseas were welcomed back to the UK with job opportunities and top class facilities.
Sean Haley, regional chairman, Sodexo UK & Ireland said: “I am extremely proud of each and every one of our winners, and very thankful for what they bring to this great company.
“The Spirit of Sodexo Awards recognise and reward colleagues who best embody the values and behaviours of our company, and our winners truly do this.
“The varied and impressive achievements showcased by all the finalists are an inspiration - these are colleagues who are living and modelling our values in all that they do, each and every day.
“It is important that we recognise the great contribution our employees have made to the success of our business.”