‘I turn up to work every day as my authentic self. I didn’t always do that’

Self-belief is critical – and if you can‘t be yourself where you work, you’re in the wrong place, says Julie Ennis of Sodexo

15th March, 2020
‘I turn up to work every day as my authentic self. I didn’t always do that’
Julie Ennis of Sodexo says that self-belief is critical. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Julie Ennis is chief executive of corporate services for Sodexo in Ireland and Britain, a role she began this month. Sodexo provides food and facilities management services to private- and public-sector organisations in industry, education, financial services and healthcare. The company is headquartered in France and entered the Irish market in the 1990s. It acquired Comfort Keepers Ireland in 2015 and employs 3,700 people.

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