PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ARAMARK, a leader in providing professional services, has been named to the list of the world's premier service providers. The company has again been named one of the Global Outsourcing 100®, the prestigious list of diversified outsourced service partners who consistently achieve excellence in outsourcing, by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).
"Our ARAMARK teams are committed to creating global value through outsourcing," said Jeff Connor, Chief Growth Officer, ARAMARK. "We leverage our innovation and expertise to provide essential business services for our clients, allowing them to focus on what they do best and achieve their goals. It's the real benefit of outsourcing and we're honored to be recognized by IAOP as being one of the world's leading service providers."
The 2013 Global Outsourcing 100 includes companies from around the world that provide the full spectrum of outsourcing services – not only today's leaders, but also tomorrow's rising stars. Rankings are based on evaluations of a panel of independent judges organized by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).
"Global competition is at an all time high, which is reflected in this year's rankings," said IAOP CEO Debi Hamill. "This comes at a time when companies that outsource are scrutinizing their providers more closely. The Global Outsourcing 100 is the only guide to help companies research and compare service providers with whom they are considering outsourcing relationships."
Garnering a spot on The Global Outsourcing 100 is in recognition of ARAMARK's commitment to excellence across its food, facilities, refreshments, uniforms and healthcare technologies businesses. In addition to being named to the IAOP list, ARAMARK has been recognized among FORTUNE magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies," has been named one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" by Ethisphere, a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability.
IAOP® is the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession. With a global community of more than 120,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP® is the leading professional association for organizations and individuals involved in transforming the world of business through outsourcing, offshoring, and shared services.
ARAMARK is a leader in professional services, providing award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, and businesses around the world. The company is among FORTUNE magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies," and is recognized as one of America's Largest Private Companies by both FORTUNE and Forbes magazines. ARAMARK seeks to responsibly address issues that matter to its clients, customers, employees and communities by focusing on employee advocacy, environmental stewardship, health and wellness, and community involvement. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has more than 250,000 employees serving clients in 22 countries. Learn more at the company's website, www.aramark.com, or follow us on Facebook and @ARAMARK on Twitter.