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Sodexo Mulls Move from Gaithersburg

City could lose 550 local jobs.

Sodexo is considering leaving its distinctive headquarters along I-270, the Washington Post reported Sunday.

Local governments would be vying to capture 550 to 570 local jobs. The company operates in 80 countries and has more than 413,000 employees worldwide, the paper said.

For years, Maryland and Virginia have been competing to provide incentives for major corporations to move to their states. Last year, California-based , after an intense Maryland-Virginia competition. Also last year, .

Should Sodexo leave, Gaithersburg would lose more than jobs. Sodexo has been a corporate sponsor, .

localron May 29, 2012 at 11:06 AM
WHY do they want to move???
Jeff Banagan June 08, 2012 at 06:00 PM
Sodexo has been there for ages. Why would they want to move? They're perfectly fine at their current location.

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