Dr. Brent Franks
Chief Operating Officer, International
Brent leads our operations in international markets. In his role as chief operating officer (COO), Brent manages all food, facilities management and uniforms services, as well as any other operations in Europe, South America and Asia. His efforts further our presence and commitment abroad, accelerate growth in those regions and focus on delivering outstanding service and quality on behalf of clients and consumers. Before taking on his role overseeing International, Brent has served as COO for our education businesses as well as sports, leisure, and corrections sectors. While in those positions, he was responsible for the development and execution of master retail strategies and maintaining our high standard of service excellence across several industries. He joined Aramark after much success with Pepsi Bottling Company where he was president of their Mexico division and led the turnaround efforts for the country’s sales, manufacturing and distribution business. He also held roles as SVP, global sales and chief customer officer accountable for revenues of $14 billion.