2022-12-08 16:00News

American Water Appoints Two New Independent Members to the Board of Directors

American Water Works Company, Inc. announced Laurie P. Havanec and Michael L. Marberry have been appointed independent members of the company's board of directors, effective Dec. 7, 2022.

"American Water is pleased to have Laurie and Michael join our board of directors," said Karl Kurz, Board Chair of American Water. "Laurie’s extensive experience with human resources and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) activities, coupled with Michael’s executive leadership and corporate strategy and business development background, will further strengthen our board. We look forward to working with both of them."

“We are honored to have these talented and successful individuals become part of American Water's board," said Susan Hardwick, President and CEO of American Water. "Laurie will provide our board with expertise across all human resources functions, including talent development, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Michael has deep experience in leading and growing a successful S&P 500 company. Both will add significant value to our company.”

American Water’s board of directors now consists of 11 members.

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About American Water

With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs approximately 6,400 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and regulated-like drinking water and wastewater services to an estimated 14 million people in 24 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable, and reliable water services to our customers to help keep their lives flowing.