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Role Players 2022

Nitin Trikha

Country Segment Director, Education Services
Sodexo India

Nitin heads Sodexo's Education segment for India. In his role as Country Segment Director, he is responsible for developing and executing an integrated brand strategy that helps Education Institutions improve quality of life on campus through transformative care & innovative services, aligned with the evolving needs of the students.

At Sodexo, he steers a passionate team of 4500 employees who are committed to NOURISHING THE NATIONS FUTURE serving 50 million curated meals every year to more than 100000 students and 10000 faculty members, whilst also overlooking a widespread 30 million sqft. of campus facilities to 61 premium schools & universities in India.

Nitin joined Sodexo in 2015 and has been instrumental in driving health, nutrition, wellness, safety, and progress on gender balance in the education segment. He believes that Sodexo's values of Team Spirit, Service Spirit and the Spirit of Progress are values that not only naturally resonate with core principles right across the education sector, but which are also integral to creating and sustaining true partnerships with the communities served.

Helmed by Nitin, not only has the brand emerged as a market leader for Education Integrated Services across 14 states and 23 cities in India, but the segment has improved profitability year on year making Education one of the most profitable segment in India, despite of the challenges poised due to the pandemic.

With 18 years of prior work experience, in his last assignment Nitin worked with Converges - a leading name in the ITES industry - for 12 years and grew from the role of Frontline operations to the Operations Director. With a background in Hospitality and the Customer Service Industry, Nitin's core interest remains in people development and creating gender equality in the workspace.