Sodexo strengthens technical capabilities by acquiring leading Facilities Management provider in Singapore
November 16, 2017
Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, announces that Kim Yew Electrical & Sanitary, a leading hard Facilities Management services provider in Singapore, has joined the Sodexo family from November 2017.
Since its founding in 1985, Kim Yew has built up a strong reputation in the field. Today, it is one of Singapore’s top hard Facilities Management (FM) service providers, boasting a team of 450 employees providing quality services to leading education and public sector clients. Kim Yew Electrical & Sanitary will now operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sodexo Singapore under its new name, Sodexo Kim Yew Pte Ltd.
Johnpaul Dimech, Asia Pacific Region Chairman & Singapore Country President, Sodexo, said:
“Combining Sodexo’s capabilities in FM and food services with Kim Yew’s technical expertise in hard FM services allows us to enhance our service offering and address the needs of the growing integrated FM services market in the region. By blending the strengths of our teams, we are able to boost our quality of life positioning and provide our consumers with a greater diversity of services and optimise greater efficiencies.”
Sodexo Kim Yew will reinforce Sodexo’s technical expertise in Singapore. Sodexo will be better able to address the growing demands for seamless integrated FM services and consumers will enjoy greater service integration.
Jim Tan, Founder and Managing Director of Kim Yew Electrical & Sanitary, said:
“Kim Yew and Sodexo both started off as family businesses and we share the belief that our employees are our greatest assets. I am excited to introduce Kim Yew employees to the Sodexo family. As an international company with a strong focus on health and safety, I am confident that Sodexo will bring best-in-class practices to develop the company and further provide growth opportunities to our employees.”
For over 35 years, Sodexo in Singapore has been serving clients across a range of industries – public agencies, multinational corporations, educational institutions, healthcare institutions and offshore facilities, constantly bringing new innovations to enhance the quality of life of its consumers.