Sodexo BRS India has appointed Anish Sarkar as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). At Sodexo, Sarkar would be taking over the position from Stephane Michelin, who is shifting to Sodexo’s headquarters in Paris to handle Global Strategic Projects.
Anish is joining Sodexo after his stint at Mercer India. At Mercer, he was responsible for driving strong revenue growth and portfolio expansion, including strategic acquisitions. Prior to joining Mercer, he was associated with the Capgemini group for around 16 years and handling several roles panning across management consulting and technology transformation, including India consulting leader between 2011-14 and as India sales head prior to that.
He holds a B. Tech degree from IIT Kharagpur, and an MBA degree from IIM Calcutta.
“India is an important market for Sodexo’s Benefits and Rewards Services segment. The employee benefits industry in the country is growing and digitalization has been a big accelerator for this growth. Anish brings with himself two decades of experience working with marquee organizations across the industry spectrum, driving their roadmaps of business transformation. We are confident that Anish will build on the momentum and will further drive the growth and performance of our operations in India,” said Sebastien Godet, APAC President at Sodexo Benefits and Rewards.
“Sodexo is internationally renowned for improving the quality of life of people across segments. India’s digital market is growing phenomenally, and exciting opportunities lie ahead, for us to become the preferred employee benefits partner to our clients,” said Anish Sarkar, CEO of Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services India.
Over the past few years, Sodexo is known for constantly creating better employee experiences supported well by a dedicated marketing team.