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Marie-Hélène Sicard

Marie-Hélène Sicard serves as Vice President, Marketing and Strategic Planning, Corporate Services, Sodexo North America.

Since joining Sodexo in June 1998, Marie-Hélène Sicard has held several senior positions such as Senior Marketing Director in Canada before joining Sodexo France in January 2008 as Executive Vice President, Marketing.

Marie-Hélène returned to her hometown of Montreal in 2011 as Senior Vice President of Operations and was responsible for leading teams in designing and implementing Quality of Life Services central to the performance and growth of individuals and organizations throughout the Quebec region.

In September 2013, Mrs. Sicard was promoted to the position of Senior Vice President, Corporate Services for all of Canada. In September 2016, she was once again promoted as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Planning for North America.

Marie-Hélène has served on several Sodexo committees such as the Marketing Group Committee, the Better Tomorrow Plan Committee which guides and coordinates the worldwide sustainable development strategy, as well as the World Market Education Committee. Marie-Hélène is also a founding member of SWIFt, Sodexo Women's International Forum for talent, which brings together senior leaders from around the world in support of Gender Balance initiatives.

A current Board member of the Center for Women in Montreal, Marie-Hélène also served 3 years on the Board of Directors of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal. She is an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) for the past 5 years, Marie-Hélène is also proud to be a godmother to Le Chaînon, a social assistance organization supporting women in difficulty. Marie-Hélène is a graduate of HEC Montreal with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and has been part of the service industry for twenty years. Marie-Helene is married an and mother to Julian (18) and Matthieu (21). She is now training for her 5th half marathon which will take place this fall.