George is the former CEO of Sodexo, a Global Services Company, where he ran the $10 billion North American Operations, leading 133,000 employees, serving the Fortune 500, Health Care, Education and Government Segments. In addition, Mr. Chavel also served as Global Healthcare CEO. George joined Sodexo in 1991, and held a wide range of leadership positions, including COO, and President of Healthcare where he authored and implemented an innovative patient experience model that resulted in record growth and employee engagement. He was appointed CEO in 2007 where he served for 8 years delivering a 3 Billion revenue increase while doubling operating profit. Previously, George had extensive experience in the Franchising industry as both Franchisor and Franchisee in the fast food segment, including expertise in Franchise Sales, and Real Estate and Store Construction. He began his Career as a Consultant with Arthur Andersen.