DiversityInc Events: Gerri Mason Hall

Gerri Mason Hall

Gerri Mason Hall is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources Services, North America, for Sodexo.


In her previous role of Corporate Vice President for Learning and Performance, she led the transformation of Sodexo’s Learning & Performance Office, ensuring the alignment of Sodexo’s learning strategy and resources with the company’s strategic business plans. Prior to this, Ms. Mason Hall served as VP of Human Resources for the Corporate Services and Government Services businesses, providing Human Resources leadership and support for a workforce of over 15,000. Ms. Mason Hall joined Sodexo to lead Diversity & Inclusion in the Corporate and Government Services business segments.

Prior to Sodexo, Ms. Mason Hall designed and implemented Amtrak’s diversity and inclusion programs as its Vice President of Business Diversity and Strategic Initiatives. Ms. Mason Hall has held a number of appointments in both the federal and District of Columbia governments, including the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, where she honed her interest in Inclusion.

Ms. Mason Hall is a member of Sodexo Women’s International Forum for Talent (SWIfT), the Executive Leadership Council, and the Board of Directors for Sodexo Foundation. Sodexo Foundation is an independent charitable organization founded in 1999 to ensure that every child in the United States grows up with dependable access to enough nutritious food to enable them to lead a healthy, productive life. To date, the Sodexo Foundation has contributed more than $25 million in grants to end childhood hunger.

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