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Aramark Manages Grounds at Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center

In spring 2022, Aramark Facilities Management was chosen to lead the grounds management at a California facility where the world’s top athletes train to compete in the events of their lives. Whether it’s a residence or a commercial property, a lush lawn, stately trees, and professional landscaping are highly sought-after. For athletes who rely on a perfectly…

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Aramark to Spin-off Uniform Services Business

Aramark has announced plans to separate its Aramark Uniform Services (AUS) business into an independent, publicly traded company by the end of fiscal year 2023. The spin-off is expected to qualify as tax-free to Aramark and its stockholders for U.S. federal income tax purposes. Unveiling the plan, John Zillmer, Aramark Chief Executive Officer, said: ““Substantial…

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Aramark Receives DiversityInc Recognition

Aramark has been recognized by DiversityInc has recognised Aramark as a Top Company for Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) for the first time, also recognising the foodservice and facility services provider as a “Top 50” company for diversity for a sixth consecutive year. During the 21st annual Top 50 Companies for Diversity event hosted by DiversityInc,…

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Aramark Recognizes Community Volunteers

With National Volunteer Month underway in the United States, Aramark is recognizing several outstanding employee volunteers from around the world for their service to local communities during the Covid-19 pandemic. The group’s Be Well. Do Well sustainability plan outlines Aramark’s goal of making a positive impact by working to reduce inequity, supporting and growing communities,…

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Aramark Partners with Grace Ramirez to Create Latin Culinary Experience for Gen Z

A partnership between Aramark and Chef and dedicated humanitarian, Grace Ramirez, will bring ‘La Latina Cocina’, an authentic Latin experience to guests, debuting at seven higher education residential dining locations at the end of Women’s History Month and running until the end of the Spring semester. Research by the foodserve and facilities management provider shows…

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Aramark Recognises Black Leadership and Excellence

Aramark has announced the recipients of its 2022 Leaders & Employees of African Descent (LEAD) Awards which recognize the commitment, and contributions, of exceptional Black and African American employees. The 2022 LEAD Awards recipients were honored at the second annual LEAD Summit, “LEADing the Way—Black Excellence Personified Through Established and Emerging Leaders,” which occurred last…

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One of the World’s Most Admired Companies

Aramark has achieved a first-place ranking in the Diversified Outsourcing Services category of the FORTUNE 2022 List of World’s Most Admired Companies. The annual listing is based on a global survey by FORTUNE Magazine and Korn Ferry.Commenting on the ranking, John Zillmer, Aramark Chief Executive Officer, said:.“We are honored to once again be named one…

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Merlin Selects Aramark as Transatlantic Food and Beverage Partner

Merlin Entertainments has named Aramark as its food and beverage partner at five locations in the United Kingdom and two in the United States. The locations for the multiyear contract include Alton Towers Resort, Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Thorpe Park Resort, Warwick Castle and LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort in Britain, and popular American visitor destinations,…

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Aramark Recognised for Sustainable Foodservice

09.11.2021, 12:06 Aramark Recognised for Sustainable Foodservice Aramark UK has received two Waste2zero 2021 awards following its successful introduction of measures to prevent and recycle waste.   The company was successful in winning the Best Recycling Project Award and the Best Waste Project Communication & Stakeholder Engagement Award, with Aramark also receiving a commendation in the Best…

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Kim Scott Appointed CEO of Aramark Uniform Services

18.10.2021, 16:25 Kim Scott Appointed CEO of Aramark Uniform Services Former Terminix Chief Operating Officer Kim Scott has joined Aramark Uniform Services (AUS) as its new CEO. In her new role, Scott will become a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team, reporting directly to Zillmer, and will oversee the company’s nearly 20,000 employees who…

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Making Lasting Retail Memories

19.08.2021, 08:56 Making Lasting Retail Memories A new brochure from Aramark explains why supporting ‘experiential’ retail is a cornerstone of its integrated services offering for the sector. The publication provides an overview of Aramark services in several areas, and explains why best-in-class store design and technology combine to leave a lasting impression on visitors to…

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Recognition for President of Aramark Sports and Entertainment

Alison Birdwell, President and CEO of Aramark Sports and Entertainment, has been selected to Sports Business Journal’s 2021 Class of “Game Changers: Women in Sports Business.” Every year the award, which debuted in 2011, acknowledges the achievements of 50 women who have demonstrating broad, deep, and varied responsibilities and contributed to the sports sector in…

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American Heart Association Award

23.06.2021, 16:34 American Heart Association Award Aramark’s dedication to bettering the nutrition and lifestyle habits of consumers, communities and employees through its Healthy for Life initiative has been recognised with an American Heart Association “Award of Meritorious Achievement”. The company has worked with the American Heart Association since 2015 on an innovative health impact initiative…

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Aramark Appoints SVP Corporate Communications

07.06.2021, 16:54 Aramark Appoints SVP Corporate Communications Debbie Albert has re-joined Aramark in the new position of SVP Corporate Communications. Albert, who  worked in the company’s Corporate Communications department from 1995 to 2010 prior to establishing strategic communications and marketing firm, Albert Communications, will report directly to CEO, John Zillmer. In her new role, Albert…

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Climate Pledge Arena Food and Beverages Contract

27.05.2021, 22:16 Climate Pledge Arena Food and Beverages Contract Climate Pledge Arena, the future home of the NHL’s Seattle Kraken, four-time WNBA champions Seattle Storm and a premier live music and entertainment, has selected Delaware North to manage its on-site food and beverage services.   Climate Pledge Arena is a complete redevelopment of a historic…

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New President & CEO for Aramark’s Healthcare Division

17.05.2021, 23:50 New President & CEO for Aramark’s Healthcare Division Bart Kaericher has joined Aramark from Compass Group NAD as President & CEO of its Healthcare division. Kaericher previously served as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Retention & Strategic Partnerships for Compass Group’s Morrison and Crothall business, where he was instrumental in driving…

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Championing Young Talent

11.05.2021, 15:37 Championing Young Talent The inaugural Aramark Young Professionals 40 Under 40 Awards have recognised the talent and commitment of individuals nominated by leadership teams across the enterprise. Awards were presented during a special virtual symposium of the Aramark Young Professionals (AYP) employee resource group which engages and develops young professionals – one of the…

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Championing Workplace Mental Health

05.05.2021, 12:17 Championing Workplace Mental Health Aramark Northern Europe is introducing Mental Health Champions as part of its long-standing effort to support employees struggling with mental health difficulties. The new champions will support all businesses that come under the Aramark Northern Europe structure in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and offshore.   Following…

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Chris Garside Joins Aramark

28.04.2021, 12:00 Chris Garside Joins Aramark Chris Garside, the former CEO of Compass Group UK and Ireland, has been appointed as Head of Sales and Business Development by Aramark International with effect from May 17. Garside comes to Aramark following a successful career with Compass Group. As a member of the Executive Board of Compass…

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Appointment of Sarosh Mistry as Rentokil Non-Exec Director

04.03.2021, 15:35 Appointment of Sarosh Mistry as Rentokil Non-Exec Director Rentokil Initial has appointed Sarosh Mistry to its Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 April 2021.   Mistry, who will also become a member of the company’s Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee from this date, has extensive experience as a senior executive,…

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Reducing Our Impact on the Planet

04.02.2021, 15:02 Reducing Our Impact on the Planet Aramark has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 15 per cent from 2019 levels by the end of 2025. The company’s latest announcement extends commitments contained in the Be Well. Do Well sustainability initiative unveiled last year by further reducing the group’s carbon footprint. Despite challenges associated…

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Total E&P Awards IFM Contract

27.01.2021, 13:19 Total E&P Awards IFM Contract Aramark Offshore has secured a new five-year contract with Total Exploration and Production (E&P) UK to provide integrated facilities management services across the United Kingdom’s Continental Shelf.   The five-year deal will see Aramark expand its existing services to deliver catering, cleaning, laundry, janitorial services, maintenance, emergency response…

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Supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities with Covid Security

15.01.2021, 17:11 Supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities with Covid Security Aramark will donate face masks to Ronald McDonald House locations across the United States under a new charity initiative launched today. Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation that creates, finds, and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of…

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Celebrating Diverse Culinary Talent

14.01.2021, 22:06 Celebrating Diverse Culinary Talent Aramark’s new Chef Spotlight program will celebrate the diverse talent of chefs who make an impact on the organization and its guests. Tastemakers will be honored by having their recipes, and the stories that inspired them, shared in locations Aramark serves. Heidi Hogan, who leads Aramark’s Culinary Development Team,…

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Aramark Announces New UK Onshore Managing Director

21.12.2020, 15:57 Aramark Announces New UK Onshore Managing Director Aramark Northern Europe has announced the appointment of Helen Milligan-Smith as Managing Director of Aramark UK Onshore with effect from 4th January 2021. Milligan-Smith, who takes over from Lawrence Shirazian (who is leaving the business this week to pursue other interests), rose to sector prominence as…

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FSU Dining Services Contract

10.12.2020, 19:17 FSU Dining Services Contract Aramark will assume responsibility for dining services at Florida State University after Sodexo’s early termination of a contract worth an estimated US $31 million annually. Under the agreement, Aramark will serve students, faculty, staff and visitors from more than 30 campus eateries, catering and athletic dining halls. FSU previously…

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Helping Returning Veterans Find New Careers

11.11.2020, 20:36 Helping Returning Veterans Find New Careers A partnership between Aramark and nonprofit veterans’ organization American Corporate Partners (ACP) aims to bolster recruitment of former U.S. armed forces personnel. ACP helps returning veterans and active duty spouses with the transition to their post-military careers by providing one-on-one mentoring, networking and online career advice.  Chairman…

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Supporting Community Nutrition During Covid-19

A video series from the “Healthy for Life” collaboration between the American Heart Association (AHA) and Aramark is making critical nutrition advice available to families impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.   Released in response to limitations faced by the Healthy for Life program in providing in-person contact to families in underserved communities – as well…

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Serving the Global Community

18.09.2020, 11:32 Serving the Global Community Aramark Building Community (ABC) Day is taking on a new look this year as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dedicated to community service, the event usually demonstrates the global food, facilities management and uniform services giant’s commitment to enriching and nourishing the lives of people living in communities…

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A Second Chance

27.08.2020, 18:36 A Second Chance Eighty per cent of participants in Out4Good, an offender rehabilitation program currently being piloted by Urban League of Philadelphia and Aramark, have secured employment. The intensive, monthlong program fully rehabilitates individuals with criminal records into the economic and social mainstream, for good. The program was piloted earlier this year with…

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Welcoming College Students Back to Campus

12.08.2020, 02:12 Welcoming College Students Back to Campus With college campuses across the United States preparing to reopen, Aramark is introducing new, Covid-secure programs to ensure the safe and hygienic delivery of services. The company recently launched dedicated platform, EverSafe™, which commits it to protecting the overall health of its team members, students, faculty and…

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