|Birth Day||January 24, 1930|
|Birth Place||Paris, France, France|
|Age||93 YEARS OLD|
|Alma mater||HEC Paris|
|Occupation||Chairman and founder, Sodexo|
|Children||4, including Sophie Bellon|
Pierre Bellon, the renowned entrepreneur and founder of Service in France, is projected to possess a staggering net worth of $4.7 billion by 2023. As a visionary leader in the service industry, Bellon has successfully transformed his business into a global empire over the years. His commitment to providing exceptional service and his innovative approach to managing the company have undoubtedly contributed to his remarkable financial success. With an outstanding reputation and proven track record, Pierre Bellon continues to be a prominent figure in the business world and a true inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Bellon joined the Société d'exploitations hôtelières, aériennes, maritimes et terrestres in 1958. He started as a managing assistant, and rose to become CEO of the company.
In 1966, he founded Sodexho SA (renamed Sodexo in 2008). Sodexo supplies a variety of auxiliary services thousands of institutions, including schools, hospitals, retirement centers, corporate and government offices, armed forces, recreational facilities, and correctional institutions. Sodexo is a public traded company on New York and Paris exchanges.
In 1987, he contributed to the creation of the non-profit Association Progrès du Management, which purpose is to focus on the progress of the company through the progress of its Leaders.
Bellon relinquished the group CEO position of Sodexo in 2005, but continued as the chairman of the company until January 2016, when his daughter Sophie Bellon succeeded him as chairman.