GSWParis 2022


Nathalie Bellon-Szabo

Sodexo Live! Worldwide



Nathalie began her career in 1987 in the commercial luxury dining business. She joined Sodexo in March 1996 as the Director of Sales for Sodexo Prestige in France and became the Head of the Sector in 1999. Subsequently, she took on the position of Managing Director of Sodexo Sports & Leisure France in September 2010. Nathalie is also the President of the Board of Directors of Lenôtre (since May 2012). In September 2015 she was appointed COO Sports & Leisure Worldwide. Within this segment she developed several prestigious and renowned venues and brands in the areas of sports, global events, Meetings Incentives Conferences and Events (MICE), tourism, cultural destinations and airport lounges in France, the US, Canada, the UK and Spain. Nathalie has also been active in the development of the Sports & Leisure activity in Asia. In 2017 she participated in the acquisition of Centerplate positioning Sodexo as a leading player in Sports & Leisure globally, more than doubling its footprint. In July 2018, she was appointed CEO Sports & Leisure Worldwide (today Sodexo Live!) As a member of par SoTogether (an advisory board dedicated to promoting women’s advancement), Nathalie is involved with promoting gender balance across the Company.