Sodexo, a leading FM services provider, has appointed Lynn Mawdsley as Chief Financial Officer for Sodexo UK and Ireland.

Lynn has over 20 years’ experience in senior financial positions in large, international organisations, having qualified with PricewaterhouseCoopers. She has worked in listed, private and public sector organisations across several industry sectors including telecoms, B2B and B2C services, media, manufacturing, distribution and financial services.

Lynn’s previous roles include Finance Director at MCI Worldcom, T Mobile UK and Cable & Wireless, before going on to hold a variety of executive interim board roles over the last few years, supporting businesses though periods of major change and transformation.

Lynn becomes the fifth female member of the Sodexo UK and Ireland executive team, bringing the percentage of women up to 38 per cent.

On Lynn’s appointment, Debbie White, Chief Executive, Sodexo UK and Ireland said: "Lynn is a highly experienced chief financial officer and brings a wealth of commercial, strategic and financial expertise from a broad and diverse background with large, international companies.”

Lynn said: “It’s fantastic to be joining Sodexo, and I look forward to working with the executive team to build on the company’s success.”

Lynn took up her new position at Sodexo on Monday (17 June).



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