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Jeff Weggeman Appointed Vice President of Sales
for ARAMARK Harrison Lodging 

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – July 19, 2005 – ARAMARK Harrison Lodging (AHL) has hired Jeff Weggeman as vice president of sales for ARAMARK Harrison Lodging.  In his role, Weggeman will coordinate and accelerate AHL’s sales process, continue the success of the national sales efforts, assume responsibility of enhancing the ecommerce and internet sales efforts, refine sales training and strengthen sales managers. 

“We are delighted to welcome Jeff to the ARAMARK Harrison Lodging team,” said Rory Loberg, president, ARAMARK Harrison Lodging. “He brings a wealth of experience in the conference center industry and we are confident that his talents will aid in the continued success of our company.”

Weggeman has acquired extensive experience in the hospitality industry over the past 25 years.  Prior to his position at AHL, he served as vice president for Dolce International.  He has also held director of sales, assistant general manager and general manager positions at many Dolce properties and served as an opening team member through several new property transitions.  Weggeman is co-chair of the Marketing Committee on IACC and served on the Board of Directors for IACC for over a year.

Weggeman graduated from The School of Hospitality at Widener University with a BS degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management.  He currently resides in Connecticut with his wife and daughters.

Offering a collection of the world’s most effective environments for learning, communication and personal growth, ARAMARK operates more than 50 conference centers, corporate training centers and specialty hotels in educational environments. Each is strategically located close to leading business destinations. The company supports the stringent standards of IACC and harnesses the power and expertise of its founding entities to expand its contributions to the industry. 

To learn more about ARAMARK Harrison Lodging or to book a meeting, log onto www.aramarkharrisonlodging.com or call the company’s National Accounts Offices at 1-800-422-MEET.

About ARAMARK 
ARAMARK Corporation is a world leader in providing award-winning food and facilities management services to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, international and domestic corporations, as well as providing uniform and career apparel.  ARAMARK was ranked number one in its industry in the 2005 FORTUNE 500 survey and was also named one of "America's Most Admired Companies" by FORTUNE magazine in 2005, consistently ranking since 1998 as one of the top three most admired companies in its industry as evaluated by peers.  Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 242,500 employees serving clients in 19 countries.

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Contact:
Keri Firstenberg / Jessica Lenobel
  Middleton & Gendron, Inc.
  (212) 980-9232 / (212) 980-9194
  kfirstenberg@mandg.com / jlenobel@mandg.com

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Tom Nolan Promoted to Regional Vice President of ARAMARK Harrison Lodging / June 2005
ARAMARK Harrison Lodging’s Mike Fahner Appointed as Member of IACC’s Board of Directors / April 2005
ARAMARK Harrison Lodging’s Rizzo Conference Center Launches $18 Million Expansion to Double Its Size / April 2005
Jack Kealey, Senior Vice President of ARAMARK Harrison Lodging, Retires / March 2005
The Learning Center at Marlboro Becomes The Conference Center at Marlborough / March 2005
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ARAMARK Harrison Lodging and Joan Eisenstodt Identify Five Developments to Watch in 2005 / January 2005
ARAMARK Harrison Lodging’s Jack Kealey Named Recipient of IACC’s Mel Hosansky Award For Distinguished Service / April 2003
Mike Fahner and Greg Wier Named to Vice President Posts with ARAMARK Harrison Lodging / September 2004
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