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Mia Mends

As Chief Executive, C&W Services, Mia Mends oversees operations across the U.S.A., Canada and Puerto Rico, with nearly 13,000 people serving clients across a variety of industries. 


Prior to joining C&W Services, Mia spent a decade in senior leadership roles at Sodexo, including serving as chief administrative officer (CAO) of North America. As CAO, she designed an integrated target operating model for the $10 billion business while leading the productivity and performance of 160,000 employees. She also served as CEO of Impact Ventures, which included leading SodexoMAGIC, a joint venture between Sodexo and Magic Johnson Enterprise, and was their Global Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer. Mia also oversaw various growth and transformation initiatives for the organization, including in Brazil.

Mia serves on the board of directors for the EMERGE Fellows program and on the Business Leadership Council at Wellesley College. She is also a corporate director at H&R Block and Limeade Inc. 

Mia holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Wellesley College. 


Original Appointment: November 2021