| Pat Connolly |
Sodexho has appointed Patrick Connolly company COO and market president for its Health Care Services unit. He succeeds George Chavel in the position. Chavel was named president/ CEO of Sodexho’s North America operations on September 1 following a highly successful stint as head of the healthcare division. In his new role, Connolly will be responsible for operations and strategic growth in the company’s hospital, senior services and laundry services businesses in the United States. Sodexho Health Care Services has managed revenue of more than $4.2 billion and services more than 1,700 clients.