"We have significant opportunity to expand our business relationships and this change will make us more cohesive in our approach to clients and more effective serving our customers," said Joe Neubauer, ARAMARK Chairman and CEO. "It will enable us to better focus and share our resources, support our people, and address the needs of existing and new clients. We are dedicated to enabling each of our clients achieve their mission. Our professional services approach - to deliver the kinds of environments, experiences and outcomes our clients demand and deserve - will greatly benefit under Andrew's leadership."
All food, hospitality and facility operations in the United States will now report to Kerin including the management of professional services in healthcare institutions, universities, schools, business locations, entertainment and sports venues, correctional facilities, and hospitality venues.
Kerin, 42, is a graduate of Fordham University and joined ARAMARK in 1995. He has advanced through a number of senior executive positions, including leadership roles in the company's facilities, corrections, health care and education businesses. He was most recently President, ARAMARK Healthcare and Education.
Globally, ARAMARK operations will now consist of:
- Domestic Food, Hospitality and Facilities, led by Andrew Kerin, President
- International Food and Support Services, led by Ravi Saligram, President
- Uniform and Career Apparel, led by Thomas Vozzo, President
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