PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 9, 2016 ) – Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, was once again named one of the best companies for diversity by BLACK ENTERPRISE for its professional inclusion of people from all races and demographics.
“Aramark is honored to be recognized by BLACK ENTERPRISE for our commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace,” said Lynn B. McKee, Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Aramark. “With more than 270,000 associates from diverse cultures around the world, our goal is to hire, retain and develop people with different backgrounds, perspectives, talents, beliefs, and values that reflect the clients and communities that we serve.”
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.
Aramark’s diversity and inclusion efforts have been recognized by other notable organizations such as the Human Rights Campaign, CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine, Diversity Inc., and LATINO Magazine.
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, Black Enterprise and the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
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