SHA Presents the Dean’s Distinguished Speaker for Fall 2023: Aramark’s COO, Marc Bruno

A Journey from Campus Kitchen to COO: Marc Bruno’s Three Decades at Aramark
Friday, October 20 at 11am-12pm 

September 20, 2023 (Boston, MA) — As part of the esteemed Dean’s Distinguished Speakers Series, Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) is thrilled to announce a special engagement with Marc Bruno, Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Foods & Facilities at Aramark. Join us for a captivating conversation detailing Mr. Bruno’s impressive journey, from his early days in a university kitchen to his current leadership role in the $17B Aramark Corporation. 

Event Details: Dean’s Distinguished Speakers Series with Marc Bruno, COO, Aramark
Friday, October 20, 2023, 11am-12pm EST
BU School of Hospitality Administration, 928 Commonwealth Ave., Boston (Auditorium)
In-person and virtual attendance options available. Advance registration is required.
Free and open to the public. More Information & Register Here.

Marc Bruno’s remarkable career features the successful orchestration of Aramark’s dining and catering services for 16 Olympic Games, impactful leadership in various roles across the U.S. and globally, and recognition as one of the top young executives in the sports business industry by Sports Business Journal. 

“Marc Bruno’s story is a testament to the many exciting career paths in hospitality especially for those students who are interested in sports and entertainment event management,” said Arun Upneja, Ph.D., Dean of Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration. “We are eagerly looking forward to hosting him and offering our students and the community a chance to gain insights from such an industry stalwart.” 

“Meeting the rising generation of hospitality leaders at BU is a privilege, and I am looking forward to sharing how a hospitality education can lead to significant career opportunities at Aramark and across the industry,” said Marc Bruno, Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Foods & Facilities at Aramark.  

About Boston University School of Hospitality Administration:
Established in 1981 and celebrating over 40 years of Innovating the Business of Hospitality, Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration (SHA) offers students a combination of rigorous academics, liberal arts curriculum, and international experiences for the pursuit of success in lodging, restaurants, food service, and other avenues of the hospitality industry. SHA has a unique relationship with the city of Boston, where the area’s hotels and restaurants provide students with numerous opportunities for internships to satisfy work experience requirements for their degrees. For more information about the powerful SHA undergraduate program, visit Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Undergraduate Program | School of Hospitality Administration and to learn more about the internationally recognized graduate programs (MMH and MS), visit Graduate Programs | School of Hospitality Administration

Aramark proudly serves the world’s leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world with food, facilities, and uniform services.  

Photographs, interviews, and other press materials are available upon request.  


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