ATLANTA (May 6, 2024) – SodexoMagic, the joint venture between Magic Johnson Enterprises and Sodexo Inc., announces a new partnership with Grady Health System based in Atlanta, GA where SodexoMagic’s footprint continues to expand. This marks SodexoMagic’s entry into healthcare services in the state of Georgia and adds to its existing presence in California, Indiana, Florida, New Jersey, and North Carolina.

“We’re thrilled to embark on a partnership with Grady Health in a city we’re proud to serve, Atlanta,” said Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Chairman of SodexoMagic. “At SodexoMagic, we pride ourselves on being part of the communities we serve. It’s our privilege to add Grady Health System to our portfolio of clientele – a health system I’ve been excited to partner with since the inception of SodexoMagic -- and to help improve quality of life for patients, visitors, staff, and the greater Atlanta community.”

SodexoMagic introduced custom foodservice and dining programs as well as personalized EVS services at Grady Health System on April 1, 2024. These changes were made to improve food quality and maintenance efficiency. Furthermore, SodexoMagic will be launching new initiatives focused on promoting the health and safety of current and future patients, visitors, and staff members.

"We are thrilled to launch our partnership with SodexoMagic and are confident in their ability to deliver the quality and efficiency essential to our operations," said Kevin Gordon, Vice President, Supply Chain for Grady Health System. "The expanding footprint of SodexoMagic in the Atlanta area serves as validation that we've chosen a strong and reliable partner."

"We're deeply honored to expand our presence in Atlanta, catering to companies whose missions align with our values. We’re anticipating a fruitful collaboration with Grady Health System and more to come,” said SodexoMagic President, Charles Johnson.

About Grady Health System

Grady Health System is one of the largest safety net health systems in the United States. Grady consists of the 953-bed Grady Memorial Hospital, seven neighborhood health centers, Crestview Health & Rehabilitation Center, Correll Pavilion, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding, which is operated as a Children's affiliate.

With its nationally acclaimed emergency medical services, Grady is Atlanta's only Level I trauma center and serves as the 911 ambulance provider for the city of Atlanta. Grady's Walter L. Ingram Burn Center is the leading burn center in North Georgia. And the Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center is a Joint Commission designated Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Other key services/distinctions include Grady's Regional Perinatal Center with its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Georgia's first Cancer Center for Excellence, The Avon Comprehensive Breast Center, the Georgia Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, and the Ponce de Leon Center - one of the top HIV/AIDS outpatient clinics in the country. Grady is one of an elite group of hospitals to earn the Baby-Friendly USA international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility. For more information, visit

About SodexoMagic

SodexoMagic was founded in 2006 between Sodexo and NBA Hall of Famer, Earvin “Magic” Johnson. Mr. Johnson knows what it takes to motivate and create a winning team that always strives to overdeliver to our customers. SodexoMagic is committed to making communities better. With 7,000 employees (82% diverse) we serve consumers at more than 1,700 sites in corporate, healthcare, universities, K-12 schools and airline lounges. SodexoMagic is a best-in-class food and facilities management provider offering either stand alone, or integrated solutions for major corporations, and institutions, including K-12 schools and Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

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