Chairman, President & CEO
Eric Foss is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a Fortune 200 global leader in food, facilities and uniform services. The company employs 270,000 people and provides award-winning services wherever people work, learn, play and recover in 19 countries worldwide. Aramark clients include leading organizations spanning universities, colleges and school districts, healthcare institutions, municipalities, stadiums and arenas, and businesses.
Since Foss was named President and CEO in 2012, Aramark has recorded consistent growth in sales, new business and adjusted net income and operating margins. He also led the company’s successful return to the New York Stock Exchange in December 2013.
Prior to joining Aramark, Foss served as Chairman and CEO of Pepsi Bottling Group (PBG), the world’s largest bottler of Pepsi-Cola beverages which manufactured, sold and distributed products in the U.S. and six other countries.
Foss earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Ball State University, and as an active alumnae was honored with the Miller College of Business Award of Distinction. Foss serves on the Board of Directors of Aramark, Cigna and Catalyst; and is a member of the Business Roundtable, the Wall Street Journal CEO Council and the American Heart Association CEO Roundtable. His passion for sports led to an ownership position he holds as a principal investor in the Omaha Storm Chasers, the AAA affiliate of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Kansas City Royals. He is the father of three daughters and resides with his family in Philadelphia, PA and Dallas, TX.