Ep 3: Helen talks safety with Sodexo Australia’s Country President & CFO, Mark Chalmers

Welcome to our podcast Helen O’Keefe Talks Safety. 

In episode 3, Helen is joined by Sodexo Australia’s Country President & CFO, Mark Chalmers.

Sodexo is a Fortune 500 company and employs nearly 500,000 employees globally, making it the 18th largest employer in the world. Each day, Sodexo serves 100 million consumers world-wide. In Australia, the company employs 5000 people across 75 different professions.HOK-Mark-Chalmers

The company was founded on the premise that people’s well-being is a key driver of performance.

“Safety is our number one priority. It’s an integral part of our mission to improve quality of life. Without safety, we don’t have quality of life,” said Mr Chalmers.


Hear Helen and Mark discuss Sodexo’s approach to health and safety, including the “I Hear You” mental health program.

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  • Diane Morgan
    Posted at 08:53h, 01 May Reply

    Congratulations Mark and Helen. Inspiring from two highly professional and good people. Great to hear about Sodexo focus on speaking out and being heard. Thanks you two stars!!

    • Helen O'Keefe
      Posted at 13:47h, 02 May Reply

      Thanks for your feedback, Di – glad you enjoyed it.

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