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456. Sodexo
Rank: 456 (Previous rank: 473)
CEO: Michel Landel
Employees: 355,044
Address: 255 Quai de la Bataille de Stalingrad
Issy-les-Moulineaux,   92866
Country: France
Website: www.sodexo.com
  $ millions % change from 2007
Revenues 20,377.0 15.3
Profits 562.9 22.9
Assets 14,589.8
Stockholders' equity 3,157.9
Profits as % of  
Revenues 2.8
Assets 3.9
Industry: Food Services
Rank Company Global 500
($ millions)
1 McDonald's 388 23,522.4
2 Compass Group 407 22,521.8
3 Sodexo 456 20,377.0
From the July 20, 2009 issue
Figures prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standards.
Figures are for fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2008.
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