Philadelphia, PA, April 26, 2010 - ARAMARK, a world leader in providing professional services, has expanded its Higher Education facility services business with the addition of new leadership and service capabilities.
Ron Mesaros has been named Vice President of Facility Services for ARAMARK Higher Education. In this newly created role, Mesaros is responsible for the Higher Education Facilities business in the U.S., including facilities operations, energy management services, capital project management, building commissioning, and strategic technical and planning services.
Mesaros has held several leadership positions throughout his 11-year career with ARAMARK, including most recently serving as Associate Vice President of Technical Services. Under his leadership, ARAMARK has significantly grown its technical service capability which now includes almost 200 Professional Engineers, Certified Energy Managers, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professionals, Certified Commissioning Professionals, construction managers, and other experts in buildings systems and operation.
“We are excited about the continued growth of our technical capabilities which allows us to provide valuable services to our college and university partners,” said Michael Leone, Senior Vice President, ARAMARK Higher Education. “Our top priority is to deliver innovation, expertise and measurable outcomes to our clients as they continue to contend with the challenging economic environment. We are confident that Ron’s vast experience and commitment to operational and technical excellence will yield measurable outcomes for our Facility Service clients and customers.”
As part of the expansion of the business, ARAMARK Higher Education has broadened its portfolio of service capabilities to include greenhouse gas inventories, climate action planning, LEED building certification services, building system retro-commissioning, facility needs assessments and other energy and sustainability planning services.
Mesaros earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bucknell University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.), a Certified Energy Manager, a Certified Green Building Engineer, and a Certified Commissioning Professional.
About ARAMARK Higher Education
ARAMARK Higher Education is dedicated to excellence in dining, facility, conference center, and stadium and arena services. ARAMARK enhances the living and learning experience and environment for more than 600 colleges and universities throughout North America. For more information and a list of our services, visit www.aramarkhighered.com.
ARAMARK is a leader in professional services, providing award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, and businesses around the world. The company is recognized as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" by the Ethisphere Institute, as the industry leader in FORTUNE magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies," and as one of America's Largest Private Companies by both FORTUNE and Forbes magazines. ARAMARK seeks to responsibly address issues that matter to its clients, customers, employees and communities by focusing on employee advocacy, environmental stewardship, health and wellness, and community involvement. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 255,000 employees serving clients in 22 countries. Learn more at www.twitter.com/aramarknews.