Lorna Donatone

Lorna Donatone

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Lorna Donatone leads business globally as CEO Sodexo Schools worldwide in 42 countries. Prior to this new role, she was Chief Operating Officer and President of Sodexo Education North America. She joined Sodexo in 1999 and has held several key leadership roles in the company, including President of School Services in 2007 and President of Spirit Cruises in 2002. Donatone is a board member of Jamba Juice Inc, as well as Vice-Chair of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation and past chair of the Board of the Women’s Foodservice Forum. She is also a Trustee of the Culinary Institute of America. Lorna serves on the Tulane Business School Council and she Chairs the TCU Business School Board. Donatone began her career in public accounting with Deloitte & Touche in Dallas, Texas, and has worked in the airline, banking and high-tech industries. She has a Bachelor of Science in Management from Tulane University and a Masters in Business Administration from Texas Christian University.


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