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Joseph Neubauer

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Joseph Neubauer
Born(1941-10-19)October 19, 1941
Alma materTufts University (BA), University of Chicago (MBA)
Years active1983-2014
Political partyRepublican

Joseph Neubauer (born October 19, 1941 in Mandatory Palestine) is an American businessman and the former CEO of Aramark Corporation.[1] Before joining Aramark, he was vice-president at PepsiCo and Chase Manhattan Bank. Neubauer is listed at #82 on Fortune's top paid CEO list. As a CEO he was able to lead Aramark to a successful fiscal year in 2010, generating around 12.6 billion dollars in revenue.[2] He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 2007.[3] In December 2014, Neubauer announced his retirement from Aramark.[4]


Neubauer and his wife, Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer, are the founding donors of the Neubauer Family Collegium for Culture and Society at the University of Chicago.[5] They also fund the Neubauer Family Foundation, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through his Neubauer Family foundation, he was a key financial supporter of the Pew Research Center's 2013 and 2020 surveys of American Jews; and is a supporter of Brandeis University, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and Jewish museums in Berlin, Warsaw, and Israel.[6]


  1. ^ "Joseph L. Neubauer". www.aramark.com. Archived from the original on 2009-07-13.
  2. ^ Forbes Archived April 22, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "APS Member History". search.amphilsoc.org. Retrieved 2021-05-17.
  4. ^ "Longtime Aramark Chairman Joseph Neubauer Stepping Down". Philadelphia Magazine. 3 December 2014. Retrieved July 23, 2015.
  5. ^ Neubauer Family Foundation (Joseph Neubauer and Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer) Chronicle of Philanthropy
  6. ^ Dashefsky, Arnold; Sheskin, Ira (November 19, 2014). American Jewish Year Book 2014: The Annual Record of the North American Jewish Communities. Springer. p. 891. ISBN 978-3319096223.