PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 12, 2015) – 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.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the world’s leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 280,000 team members deliver innovative experiences and services in food, facilities management and uniforms to millions of people every day. We strive to create a better world by making a positive impact on people and the planet, including commitments to engage our employees; empower healthy consumers; build local communities; source ethically, inclusively and responsibly; operate efficiently and reduce waste. Aramark is recognized as a Best Place to Work by the Human Rights Campaign (LGBTQ+), DiversityInc, Equal Employment Publications and the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.