Sodexo Ireland is part of the French-owned Sodexo Group, the world’s largest multi-services company. As country president, Margot has corporate governance and directorial responsibility for all its operations in Ireland and Northern Ireland, where it employs 3,700 people with a turnover of €118m in 2016.
Sodexo won the Top Site Contract Caterer Award at the 2016 Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Catering and was the Total Facilities Management Service Provider of the Year at the 2016 Facilities Management Awards Ireland.
Margot appears on the OUTstanding/Financial Times’ 2017 list of Top 100 LGBT Business Leaders and Cranfield University School of Management’s list of 100 Women to Watch in 2016. Margot was both Image Magazine’s CEO of the Year and Irish Tatler’s Businesswoman of the Year for 2016.
For her work in promoting diversity and inclusion and women in business, Margot won a Trailblazer Award at the 2016 WXN Most Powerful Women in Ireland Awards and in June 2017, was made a Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite by the French Ambassador to Ireland.
Outside Sodexo, Margot sits on the council of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce and is President of Appeals for the Irish Hospitality Trust. She is a board member of Out and Equal Workplace Advocates, the Bord Bia Horticulture Subsidiary Board, Sofinsod Insurance DAC and Injuries Claims Board Ireland among others.