Sodexo Inc.

11/24/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/25/2021 05:26

Sodexo Live! Bolsters Venue Sales Offering, Hires Renowned Industry Veteran Colleen Brzozowski

CHICAGO, Ill. (November 23, 2021) - Sodexo Live!, the hospitality partner to many of the world's most iconic venues, today announced the addition of industry veteran Colleen Brzozowski, CIS, CITP as its new Director of Venue Sales. In this newly created role, Brzozowski is tasked with driving event bookings for the organization's portfolio of iconic venues - including the Museum of Science & Industry, the Shedd Aquarium and the Chicago Botanic Garden.

With over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Brzozowski most recently served as the Director of National Accounts with ACCESS Destination Services, where she brought to life top-tier meetings and events for 40+ destinations. Prior to this, she served in high-performing sales functions with KSL Resorts, Krisam Group and the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa.

She values engagement in industry associations and has held several key leadership positions, including currently serving on the International Board of Directors for SITE (the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence), acting as the President of SITE Chicago in 2020 and serving as Chair of the Hospitality Partner Advisory Council for FICP (Financial and Insurance Conference Planners).

Brzozowski has been recognized as a 40 Under 40 honoree by Collaborate Magazine and the Traverse City Business News and was the recipient of the 2017 Richard A. Daignault Award by the Greater Midwest Chapter of PCMA.

As an experienced and successful sales executive with a deep understanding of meetings and events, Colleen's expertise and proven revenue generation capabilities will be an asset to us, said Steve Pangburn, Chief Executive Officer, Sodexo Live! Her track record of building high-performing teams is important, as we continue to grow out our expertise in venue sales. We are pleased to welcome Colleen to our team.

Sodexo Live! manages prestigious conference, cultural, and sporting venues and major events all over the world. With 40,000 employees and 500 sites, we offer our clients a range of bespoke catering, sales, and event management services, helping to transform the consumer experience into unforgettable memories. As strategic and responsible partners, we commit to unlocking our customers' full potential while favoring local communities.

Sodexo Live! contributes to the success of prestigious events such as Royal Ascot, the Tour de France, the Rugby World Cup and soon the Paris 2024 Games, and showcases exceptional venues such as the Eiffel Tower Restaurants, the Hard Rock Stadium, Bateaux Parisiens, Yachts de Paris, the Royal Academy of Arts in London, the Prado museum in Madrid and the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.

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