PHILADELPHIA, PA, January 6, 2020 – Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a $16 billion global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, announced today that Thomas Ondrof will join the Company as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective January 7, 2020, succeeding Steve Bramlage who will remain with the Company until April 3, 2020 in the role of Executive Advisor to assist in this transition.
Ondrof previously served as Chief Financial Officer with Performance Food Group (NYSE:PFGC), a $23 billion foodservice distributor. Prior to PFG, Ondrof spent 24 years at Compass Group North America, where he served in a variety of financial and business development leadership roles, including Chief Development Officer, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Financial Officer.
“Tom is a proven financial leader who brings tremendous industry insight and acumen to Aramark that will be invaluable to the Company’s future success,” said John Zillmer, Chief Executive Officer, Aramark. “On behalf of the Board, I want to thank Steve Bramlage for his numerous contributions over the past 5 years, as well as his expertise and guidance during this transition period. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”
“I am incredibly excited to join Aramark at such a dynamic time in the Company’s history,” said Tom Ondrof. “I look forward to leading the finance organization and working closely with John and the leadership team to accelerate Aramark’s revenue growth and unlock shareholder value.”
About Tom Ondrof
As CFO of Performance Food Group, Ondrof created multiple working capital and post-IPO strategic financial initiatives. During his time at Compass, Ondrof led multi-billion dollar acquisitions, and guided a financial organization that helped propel the company to exceptional revenue and profit growth. Prior to his time at Compass, Ondrof worked in planning and development at ITT Rayonier (NYSE:RYN), a Fortune 500 timberland real estate investment trust. He began his career as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ondrof holds an MBA from University of Georgia and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Wake Forest University.
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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At Aramark, we have our finger on the pulse of the wide array of digital innovations underway to better serve dining programs and integrated facilities management—and we’re already using numerous leading-edge technologies right now while we push boundaries with new developments every day.