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Posted: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 3:05 pm | Updated: 3:31 pm, Wed Jan 9, 2019.

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 9, 2019--Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, was once again named one of the top 50 companies for diversity by  BLACK ENTERPRISE,  for its professional inclusion of people from all races and demographics.

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“We strive to create a workplace culture of diversity and inclusion, and we are honored to once again be recognized by  BLACK ENTERPRISE,” said Lynn B. McKee, Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Aramark. “Our 270,000 team members, who represent many different backgrounds, perspectives, talents, beliefs and values, are the backbone of our vibrant workforce, and essential to our success. We share this year’s recognition with them.”

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 has nine employee resource groups (ERGs), giving team members access to like-minded people with similar backgrounds and interests.

Aramark’s diversity and inclusion efforts have consistently been recognized by other notable organizations such as the Human Rights Campaign, DiversityInc., the Disability Equality Index and CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine.

About Aramark

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and Diversity Inc. Learn more at  http://www.aramark.com/  or connect with us on  Facebook  and  Twitter.

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CONTACT: Erin Noss

(215) 409-7403

Noss-erin@aramark.com

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