Tim Donovan, General Counsel and SVP, Uniform Services
Tim Donovan joined Aramark Uniform Services as General Counsel and SVP in January 2022. Tim has more than 30 years of experience in legal and operational leadership roles and has served as a public company General Counsel since 1999.
Before joining Aramark, Tim served as EVP, General Counsel, Chief Regulatory & Compliance Officer, and Chief Legal, Risk & Security Officer for Caesars Entertainment Corporation, the world’s largest casino and integrated resorts operator. Prior to Caesars, Tim was EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Phoenix-based Allied Waste and thereafter at Republic Services following its 2008 merger with Allied Waste.
Tim earlier served as EVP and General Counsel at Tenneco Inc. During his tenure at Tenneco, Tim also held executive level operational roles and served as a member of the Tenneco Board of Directors. In addition to serving on Tenneco’s board, Tim served 21 years as an independent director of publicly traded John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc., a leading nut and snack food processor. Tim also served at various times as the chair of Sanfilippo’s Compensation Committee and Audit Committee.
Prior to Tenneco, Tim was a partner in the Chicago-based law firm of Jenner & Block and served as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and as the Chair of the firm’s Corporate and Securities Department, leading the firm’s legal representation of several of its clients in major M&A transactions including spin-offs.
Tim holds a BS in Business Administration from The Ohio State University and a JD from Capital University Law School and currently serves as a member of the Capital University Board of Trustees.