John M. Orobono is the Senior Vice President – Global Supply Chain, Procurement and GPO’S for Aramark Corporation, a global foodservice, facilities, and uniform services provider with revenues of $16b in 2019.
As a senior executive with over 40 years of foodservice and commercial food industry experience, Mr. Orobono is a nationally renowned expert in Supply Chain, Procurement and Specialized/Chain Logistics and Distribution.
Mr. Orobono served as Aramark’s SVP, Global Supply Chain from 1991-2015, and from 1981-1991 as Vice President of Distribution-ARA Services, also known as Woodhaven Foods.
In 2015, Mr. Orobono left Aramark and founded his own supply chain consulting business in the noncommercial foodservice management space.
In 2019, John Zillmer, Aramark’s new CEO, asked Mr. Orobono to come back to the company to lead Supply Chain once again.
Prior to 1981, Mr. Orobono held various supply chain and procurement roles with market leading restaurant brands in the quick service and fast casual dining space.
Mr. Orobono is a graduate of Philadelphia’s St. Joseph’s University, and holds a B.S. in Food Marketing. In 2012, Mr. Orobono was inducted into the Academy of Food Marketing Wall of Honor at St. Joseph’s University where he served on the Board of Governors.