PHILADELPHIA—Food service and facilities management company Aramark has named Ron Iori as senior vice president, corporate communications and public affairs. Reporting to Aramark chairman and CEO Joseph Neubauer, Iori will be responsible for the company’s global external and internal communications including media relations, government affairs and public policy, corporate philanthropy, employee communications, and community relations.
Iori has more than 30 years experience in communications, beginning as an editor at newspapers including The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Cincinnati Post and Cincinnati Enquirer. He also held communications and media relations roles at Allied Signal’s aerospace and automotive businesses. In 1997 Iori joined Ford Motor Co., holding several positions, including vice president of public affairs for Ford Credit and then director, office of the president. Most recently, he was the senior vice president of communications for H&R Block.