Seasoned Sodexo Executive Joins Inspirus as New CFO

Fort Worth, Texas —(December 20, 2021) — Inspirus LLC, a Sodexo Group company and leader in elevating employee experiences and optimizing organizational culture and employee engagement through rewards and recognition, is pleased to welcome Lionel Koch to the Executive Leadership Team. He was promoted from Senior Finance Director at Sodexo to Inspirus’ Chief Financial Officer. Lionel replaces Bill Tyler, who left to embark on a new opportunity at Sodexo in Healthcare.

Lionel has 25+ years’ experience in the financial services industry, spending the last 17 with Inspirus’ parent company, Sodexo. He rose through the ranks to hold positions of Finance Manager, Controller and Country CFO for Saudi Arabia. Most recently he held the position of Senior Finance Director in North America for Energy & Resources where he was responsible for improving business unit processes, performance, and profitability, and mitigating losses from Covid-19 impacts. An IT-oriented strategic thinker, Lionel is best known for successful management of diverse teams and complex financial systems.

“We are excited to have Lionel join Inspirus as our CFO. His financial acumen from Sodexo coupled with his ability to truly partner with operations and other support functions will add dimension to our leadership team. I welcome Lionel to the Executive team and look forward to his contributions as we continue to move the company forward,” says Tatiana Frierson, Chief Executive Officer for Inspirus and Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, USA. “I’d also like to thank Bill Tyler for his contributions and wish him well in his transition to Sodexo Healthcare.”

About Inspirus
Employees play a large part in defining a company’s culture: their everyday experiences create the foundational structure that drives an organization to be strong, high-performing, and ultimately successful. Inspirus helps organizations harness the full potential of their greatest resource — their people — ensuring they feel valued and connected, fostering greater loyalty, performance, productivity and success. Through our technology, integrated solutions and award-winning customer service, we elevate the employee experience and optimize organizational culture by providing a holistic approach throughout the entire employee journey.

As a vital part of the multinational Sodexo Group, our efforts are strengthened by Sodexo’s global reach, and something more: a guiding principle for positive change — improving quality of life for everyone. Inspirus aims to bring joy to work, one experience at a time.

Inspirus is part of the Sodexo Group. Visit us.sodexo.com to learn more.