Sodexo has appointed Olivier Poirot as senior vice president (SVP) and chief financial officer (CFO). In his new role, Poirot leads the finance and risk management functions supporting Sodexo’s business in North America.
Poirot brings a wealth of experience to this role having joined Sodexo in October 2011 from Accor North America, where he served as chief executive officer (CEO) for the company’s operations in the US, Canada and Mexico. As CEO for Accor North America, Poirot oversaw a portfolio that included more than 1,100 Sofitel, Novotel, Studio 6, Motel 6 and Ibis properties. Before assuming the role of CEO in 2007, Poirot served as CFO of Accor North America for four years and was responsible for concluding the company’s US$1.3bn sale of Red Roof Inn.
Poirot succeeds Debbie White, who has become CEO for Sodexo UK and Ireland. Poirot is a graduate of Ecole Superieure de Commerce de La Rochelle where he studied Finance and Administration.
The annual BNP Paribas Cash Management University kicked off on Thursday morning with treasury professionals congregating in Paris from across Europe.
APIs may be a solution to MT940 challenges, says Karen Fagan, treasury operation manager, for British television company, ITV.
Kicking off the first day of the Singapore Fintech Festival, issues with cryptocurrencies were addressed by MIT media labs director, Joi Ito, and panels of technology leaders discussed how they’re using data analytics.
Sibos 2017 day two highlights: Brexit and banking, and why ‘data is the new oil’ in financial services
How nation first politics can impact global financial organisations It’s clear that data and regulation are the two key topics that are ... read more