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Sodexo’s Gerri Mason Hall Named on the 2019 Most Influential Women in Corporate America List by Savoy Magazine

July 18, 2019

Gerri Mason HallGAITHERSBURG, Md., July 18, 2019 – Gerri Mason Hall, Sodexo’s SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, North America, was recognized by Savoy Magazine on the 2019 list of the Most Influential Women in Corporate America. The Savoy Most Influential Women in Corporate America feature is the definitive listing of African American Women achievers impacting corporate America. “I am honored to be recognized by Savoy Magazine,” said Gerri Mason Hall, SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, Sodexo North America. “Not only am I honored to be listed among some of corporate America’s most powerful women leaders, but I am proud to represent Sodexo as a company that invests and propels both African American and female talent.”

Gerri Mason Hall has worked in both the public and private sectors, now as a leader on Sodexo’s global Human Resources team and also as a Director on the board of the United Negro College Fund. She is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion in the workplace and works to encourage greater understanding about the benefits of many perspectives and how we all do better when we feel valued and supported. Gerri is also committed to hunger relief and chairs the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation, which has awarded $25 million in grants to end childhood hunger.

"We are proud to continue the legacy of our coverage of the Most Influential Women in Corporate America with the Summer 2019 edition. We’ve worked diligently through research and networking to assemble this prestigious listing that leads the industry in documenting women achieving professional success at the greatest heights of business," said L.P. Green, II publisher of Savoy Magazine. "Savoy is proud to celebrate these African American executives, leading global corporations, impacting our communities, and our world in important ways."

Selection of the Most Influential Women in Corporate America begins by examining the landscape of spheres of influence impacting Savoy's readership including; corporate sector influence, scholastic achievement, career growth, community outreach and recognition. The information received from over 500 prospective candidates in diverse fields was pre-screened by the selection committee. The selection committee includes the Savoy editorial board and community leaders with representatives from the academic and business arenas. The committee reviewed information on executives in human resources, information, real estate, finance, investment banking, diversity, foundations, procurement, business development, marketing, sales, health care, manufacturing and legal. After reviewing all of the profiles, the field of candidates was narrowed to the 2019 Most Influential Women listing based upon their exemplary record of accomplishments and influence while working to better their community and inspire others.

About Savoy Magazine

Savoy Magazine is a national publication covering the power, substance and style of African American lifestyle. From entertainment to sports, business to politics, design to style, Savoy is a cultural catalyst for the African-American community that showcases and drives positive dialogue on and about Black culture.

Media Contact: Heidi Bullman, Sodexo Inc., Heidi.Bullman@sodexo.com

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