Aramark Names New President & CEO of Uniform Services

Posted October 12, 2021 at 2:31 pm

Aramark CEO John Zillmer recently announced the appointment of Kim Scott as president and CEO of Aramark Uniform Services (AUS), effective immediately. In her new role, Scott will oversee the company’s nearly 20,000 employees who serve approximately 400,000 customers providing uniform, laundry and allied services, according to a news release.

Scott will become a member of the company’s executive leadership team, reporting directly to Zillmer. Brad Drummond, who announced his retirement from the company at the end of the year, will serve as an executive adviser during his transition. Drummond is a member of TRSA’s Board of Directors.

“Kim is a growth-oriented executive with extensive commercial experience closely related to our business model,” Zillmer said. “Her pragmatic leadership and strategic thinking will help accelerate our profitable growth while enhancing our employee and customer experience. As we focus on growth and better alignment within the industries we serve, we are confident that under Kim’s leadership the business will reach new heights of performance success.”

Scott brings more than 26 years of experience to her new role. A graduate of Auburn University, she has an extensive commercial background leading large, dispersed workforces in route-based distribution businesses. She brings deep experience in strategic and plant operations, logistics, engineering, procurement, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to her most recent role as COO of Terminix Global Holdings Inc., Scott held key leadership roles including president, Rubicon Global Holdings. During her 11-year career at Brambles Ltd., she rose through the ranks from manager, strategic operations, CHEP USA, to president, CHEP North America. Her early career was spent with the United States Steel Corp. and General Electric Co., where she held positions in environmental engineering, procurement, and health and safety.

“I am excited about the opportunity to lead this team of dedicated associates,” Scott said. “Together we will drive profitable growth in the business, creating opportunities for our people and delivering exceptional service for our customers. Building on our strong track record of success, innovative thinking and deep consumer insights, Aramark Uniform Services will be well positioned for future success.”

To read the full release, click here.