Synek to Serve as COO of Aramark Uniform Spin-Off


Aramark, Philadelphia, recently hired Chris Synek to serve as the COO of Aramark Uniform Services, effective Sept. 11, to support the company in delivering on its plan to accelerate profitable growth as it approaches the planned spin-off of the uniforms business, anticipated to occur on Sept. 30.

Simon Joins Standard Textile Staff as Executive Vice President


Standard Textile Co. Inc., Cincinnati, recently hired Jonathan Simon to serve as the company’s new executive vice president of global growth & strategy. Simon will play a key role in guiding the company’s vision and overseeing the development and implementation of global growth strategies and initiatives, according to a news release.

LAVATEC Adds Southwick to Engineering Team


Thad Southwick recently joined LAVATEC as an application and support engineer. A linen, uniform and facility services industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, he is based in Cincinnati and reports to President Mark Thrasher, according to a news release.