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Aramark Named One of Top 40 Companies for Diversity by BLACK ENTERPRISE
Shares Recognition with Client Partners

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), the $15 billion global provider of award winning services in food, facilities management, and uniforms, was once again named one of the Top 40 Best Companies for Diversity by BLACK ENTERPRISE.


"We are proud to be recognized by BLACK ENTERPRISE for our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce," said Lynn B. McKee, Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Aramark.  "We want to foster an environment where our 270,000 associates around the world feel comfortable bringing their entire selves to work every day."

"Aramark is especially honored to share this recognition with so many of our client partner companies," McKee added.  "We are fortunate to serve 35 of the 40 best companies on the BLACK ENTERPRISE list."

BLACK ENTERPRISE is the premier business, investing, and wealth-building resource for African Americans.  The magazine surveys the top 1,000 publicly traded companies, as well as the 100 leading global companies with strong U.S. operations. The qualitative survey focuses on activities related to the participation of African Americans and members of other ethnic minority groups in four categories: employee base, senior management, board of directors and supplier diversity.   

This is the sixth time that Aramark has been named to the Top 40 list. Aramark's other recent diversity and inclusion recognition includes: DiversityInc's 25 Noteworthy Companies for Diversity; LATINO Magazine's "LATINO 100"; Top 10 Best Companies for Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), by Elevate Resource Group Academy; Top 10 Veteran Friendly Employer by Veteran Recruiting and one of CAREERS & the disABLED magazine's Top 50 employers for providing a positive working environment for people with disabilities.  In addition, the company earned a perfect score of 100% on the Human Rights Campaign 2015 Corporate Equality Index. 

About Aramark

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 21 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.


Karen Cutler
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