Aramark has consolidated its North American Food, Hospitality and Facility Services unit and its International unit into a single new Global Food, Hospitality and Facility Services Group. The unit will be headed by current North America Food, Hospitality and Facility Services President Andrew Kerin as group president.
The change follows the company’s recent repositioning of its Uniform and Career Apparel business, in which the WearGuard unit is being integrated into Aramark Uniform Services, the company’s rental business.
“Aramark has a long history of continually transforming itself to meet today’s challenges, as well as to better position ourselves for the new opportunities of tomorrow,” says Chairman/CEO Joseph Neubauer. “The entire management team has achieved solid results. Our profitability remains strong. Our global footprint has grown to 22 countries whose economies represent more than 70 percent of the world’s GDP. I am confident that these changes will better position our business to develop leaders attuned to global requirements, expand sales and margins, enhance customer satisfaction, and provide our people with the tools they need to win in the marketplace.”
In other management changes, current Aramark International President Ravi Saligram will assume the added title of Chief Globalization Officer, reporting to Kerin.