Pierre Bellon is a French entrepreneur who founded Sodexo in 1966. It is a river cruise and catering company, that supplies food to US Marine Corps and public hospitals in the New York City. It also caters to university campuses in the US, including Binghamton University, Stevens Institute of Technology, and George Washington University. He recently won a contract worth $35 million, under which his company provides food to public hospitals in the New York City. Recently, Bellon stepped down as the CEO of the company, but continues to be the chairman.
After completing his degree from the HEC Parisin 1958, Pierre joined Sociétéd'exploitationshôtelières, aériennes, maritimes et terrestres as a managing assistant, and soon became the company’s CEO. Through the 1970s, he expanded the company not only in France, but internationally too, including in Belgium, Africa and Middle East.