Sodexo Names Brett Ladd as New CEO of Government for North America

Originally Published by Sodexo.

Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced that Brett Ladd will serve as the new CEO of the Government for North America and will be a member of Sodexo’s North America Regional Leadership Committee. Previously, Ladd led growth and client retention initiatives as Senior Vice President of Sales for Government North America. He was a member of the executive team when Sodexo established its formal Government segment in 2002.


Ladd brings over 30 years of global leadership experience to Sodexo. He started his career as a production manager with Marriott Management Services and has held positions in Sodexo’s Universities and Schools segments as an in-unit General Manager, District Manager and Operations Vice President.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to not only lead a team of talented and dedicated professionals within Sodexo Government North America, but especially to ensure we provide innovative services that improve the quality of life of our military and civil servants,” said Ladd.

Outside of work, Ladd enjoys working with non-profit organizations and supporting all aspects of the military community.

Sodexo Government is the nation’s largest food service contractor to the U.S. Government. Top clients include the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and over 25 federal agencies. With more than 40 years of experience serving municipal, state, federal and military clients, Sodexo’s Government segment and its nearly 3,000 employees provide 130,000 meals daily at more than 150 military and U.S. federal government locations in 26 states, serving 45.6 million meals annually with a focus on wellness and nutrition.

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