Sodexo acquires Motivcom

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Sodexo has acquired incentive and recognition provider Motivcom, which owns P&MM, AYMTM, Allsave, Filmology and The Voucher Shop.

The acquisition will enable Sodexo to offer a more comprehensive and global proposition to employers of all sizes, aiming to provide a strategic relationship and stronger partnerships with its employer clients.

Sodexo will now be able to offer a range of programmes that include: recognition, employee benefits, sales promotions and incentives programmes.

Sébastien Godet, gift market president at Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, said: “Motivcom’s achievements, innovations, thought leadership and market positioning are totally aligned with our own ambition, business values and quality of life positioning.

“The integration of Motivcom’s current offering and brands with our own will enable us to work with [organisations] to develop dedicated incentive and recognition programmes for their employees and customers.

“We believe that we can leverage Motivcom’s knowledge and expertise in this area to accelerate growth throughout the combined business, both in the UK and globally, without affecting where or how the Motivcom businesses operate.”

David Lebond, divisional managing director of Motivcom, added: “It is clear that Motivcom and Sodexo Benefits and Rewards share a strong vision and common cultural values.

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“This has been an important part of our decision, and the Motivcom board believes that this will provide tremendous opportunities for the business, its clients and its employees.

“As such, we believe that we have identified a way forward that will provide us with a significant opportunity to achieve our growth objectives.”