No. 49 | Aramark | DiversityInc Top 50

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Aramark makes it from Noteworthy to the Top 50 list for the first time this year. According to the company, “Diversity and inclusion are the backbone of our vibrant workforce, and essential to our success.” Serving a diverse and unique customer base, the company strives to hire employees from a variety of backgrounds.


  • Asians on Board of Directors: 41.6% more than the Top 50
  • Women in Senior Leadership: 52.6% more than the S&P 500
  • Latinos Among Those Promoted Into Management: 52.6% more than the Top 50


Eric J. Foss

Chairman, President and CEO

“It is an honor to be named as one of the DiversityInc Top 50 companies. With more than 270,000 team members 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.”

Ash Hanson

VP & Chief Diversity Officer

“Every day, over a quarter million Aramark associates, each of us with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, come together with a single mission — to enrich and nourish the lives of our clients and customers across the globe. It is the richness of this mix and the culture of inclusion we foster that makes Aramark a great place to work. Our sustained commitment to diversity and inclusion is critical to our success as a company, and we are proud to be recognized for our efforts.”


U.S. Headquarters: Philadelphia, Pa.
Global Employees: 270,000

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