People: American Water Works Company Inc (AWK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

George MacKenzie

65 2006 Independent Chairman of the Board

Susan Story

54 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer

Linda Sullivan

50 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Sharon Cameron

57 2010 President of American Water Enterprises and American Water Resources, Inc

Walter Lynch

51 2010 President and Chief Operating Officer - Regulated Operations

Kellye Walker

47 2010 Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

John Bigelow

59 2011 Senior Vice President - Business Services

Kathy Pape

61 2011 Senior Vice President - Mid-Atalntic Division; President of Pennsylvania American Water Company

Nick Rowe

56 2011 Senior Vice President - Central Division

Mark Strauss

62 2010 Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Business Development

William Varley

56 2014 Senior Vice President - Northeast Division, President of New Jersey American Water

Loyd Warnock

2014 Senior Vice President - External Affairs, Communications and Public Policy

Mark Smith

54 2012 Chief Information Officer, Vice President

Mark Chesla

54 2007 Vice President, Controller

William Rogers

53 2010 Vice President, Treasurer

Maureen Duffy

44 2011 Vice President - Corporate Communications and External Affairs

Julie Dobson

57 2009 Independent Director

Paul Evanson

72 2013 Independent Director

Martha Goss

65 2003 Independent Director

Richard Grigg

65 2008 Independent Director

Julia Johnson

51 2008 Independent Director

William Marrazzo

64 2003 Independent Director

Edward Vallejo

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

George MacKenzie

Mr. George MacKenzie is Independent Chairman of the Board of American Water Works Company Inc. He has been a member of the board of directors since August 2003. In addition to his role with American Water, Mr. MacKenzie has served on the board of directors of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. since February 2003, where he is a member of the audit committee, and Tractor Supply Co. since May 2007, where he also is a member of the audit committee. He previously served on the board of directors of C&D Technologies, Inc. from March 1999 until December 2010, Central Vermont Public Service Corp. from May 2001 to May 2006 and traffic.com from December 2005 to March 2007. He also serves on the board of directors of Weston Solutions, Inc., the Board of Trustees of the Medical Center of Delaware. Mr. MacKenzie previously served as Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Financial Officer of Hercules Incorporated, a global manufacturer of chemical specialties, where he was employed from 1979 to 2001. During his 22-year career with Hercules, he served in a variety of senior management roles including President of the Chemical Specialty Division. From September 2001 to June 2002, Mr. MacKenzie was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of P.H. Glatfelter Company, a specialty paper manufacturer.

Susan Story

Ms. Susan N. Story has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer of American Water Works Company Inc., effective May 9, 2014. Before joining American Water, Story served as executive vice president of Southern Company, one of America`s largest generators of electricity serving both regulated and competitive markets across the southeastern United States. In that role she was also president and CEO of Southern Company Services, providing a wide array of shared services across the company`s geographic footprint. Story has a history of active involvement in community, industry, education and economic development efforts. She currently serves on the Bipartisan Policy Center Board of Directors in Washington, D.C. and as a member of the Moffitt Cancer Center Board of Advisors in Tampa, Fla. Story is an independent director of Raymond James Financial (RJF), having served on the board since 2008. She attended executive education programs at Duke University and Oxford University, and completed international business studies at Cambridge University and leadership studies at Harvard. She earned a bachelor`s degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University and an MBA from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She completed additional post-graduate coursework in the Master of Finance program at the University of Alabama focusing in financial derivatives, and at the Birmingham School of Law focusing on torts and contracts.

Linda Sullivan

Ms. Linda G. Sullivan has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company, effective May 9, 2014. Ms. Sullivan has been the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Southern California Edison Company, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities and a subsidiary of Edison International, since July 2009. Ms. Sullivan joined Edison International in 1991 and during her career there she has held numerous executive positions, including executive roles overseeing corporate financial accounting and reporting, internal control, property accounting, payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant. Ms. Sullivan holds a B.S. in Business Administration and Accounting from Portland State University.

Sharon Cameron

Ms. Sharon C. Cameron is President of American Water Enterprises and American Water Resources, Inc., the subsidiaries of American Water Works Co. Inc. She serves as President of American Water Resources, Inc., a business she has been since 2002. Prior to joining American Water, Ms. Cameron was principal of Marketing Solutions, a marketing consulting firm she launched in 1998, and was a consultant to American Water on the Homeowner Services business. Previously, Ms. Cameron served as vice president of Marketing and Sales at Comcast Corporation (New Jersey), senior marketing manager at Menley & James Laboratories, and marketing manager at Campbell Soup Company.

Walter Lynch

Mr. Walter J. Lynch is President and Chief Operating Officer - Regulated Operations of American Water Works Company Inc. Mr. Lynch has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Regulated Operations since March 2010, and President of Regulated Operations since July 2008. Prior to that date, he served as Executive Vice President, Eastern Division. He also served as president of New Jersey American Water, Long Island American Water and our Northeast Region. Mr. Lynch joined us in 2001 and served as President of our Products and Services Group, where he was responsible for overseeing our Market-Based Operations. Prior to this, he was President of the Southwest Region of American Water Services. Mr. Lynch has more than 20 years of experience in engineering, sales and marketing, operations and business development. Before joining us, he was involved with various start-up and growth organizations in the environmental industry. Mr. Lynch worked for Mobil Oil Corporation following his departure from the United States Army where he attained the rank of Captain. In addition, Mr. Lynch is on the board of directors of the National Association of Water Companies and serves on its Executive Committee.

Kellye Walker

Ms. Kellye L. Walker is Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of American Water Works Company Inc. Ms. Walker has been our Chief Administrative Officer since September 2010, and Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since January 2010. From February 2007 to June 2009, Ms. Walker served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Diageo North America, Inc., the largest operating company of Diageo plc. From February 2003 to December 2006, Ms. Walker served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc., a leading warehouse club operator. Ms. Walker also served as a partner with the law firm of Hill & Barlow in Boston, Massachusetts, and as a partner and/or associate with the law firms of Chaffe, McCall, Phillips, Toler & Sarpy in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Boult, Cummings, Connors & Berry in Nashville, Tennessee.

John Bigelow

Mr. John R. Bigelow is Senior Vice President - Business Services of American Water Works Company Inc. From 2007 until his new appointment in November 2011, Mr. Bigelow was President of New Jersey American Water (NJAWC). Mr. Bigelow joined American Water in 1994 and held a number of senior management positions during his tenure, including American Water’s Senior Vice President of Regulatory Programs and Enterprise Risk Management. From December 2003 to February 2006, Mr. Bigelow served as American Water’s Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Treasurer of NJAWC, and Director, Vice President and Treasurer of New Jersey American Resources Co. Mr. Bigelow began his career with GPU System Companies, where he spent 18 years in various leadership roles in the finance area.

Kathy Pape

Ms. Kathy L. Pape is Senior Vice President - Mid-Atalntic Division of American Water Works Company Inc., and President of Pennsylvania American Water Company,a subsidiary of the Company. Ms. Pape has been our Senior Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Division since November 2011, and President of Pennsylvania American Water since July 2007. From 1999 to 2007, Ms. Pape served as Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Rate Counsel for Aqua America, Inc. with responsibility for all financing activities, billing, rates and regulatory filings, budgeting and long-range planning. From 1994 to 1999, Ms. Pape was employed by us as Regional Counsel and Finance Manager, where her responsibilities included rates and regulatory affairs, finance, budgeting and customer service for 10 states. Prior to 1994, Ms. Pape was Vice President and Corporate Counsel for General Waterworks Management and Service Co., Assistant Counsel to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission and Assistant Consumer Advocate for the Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate.

Nick Rowe

Mr. Nick Orlando Rowe is Senior Vice President - Central Division of American Water Works Company Inc. From January 2009 until his new appointment in November 2011, Mr. Rowe was Senior Vice President of our Eastern Division, and from 2006 to January 2011, he was President of Kentucky American Water. From 2005 to 2006, he served as Vice President of Service Delivery Operations for the Southeast Region of American Water. From 2003 to 2005, he served as Vice President, Business Change for American Water in New Jersey, and from 1998 to 2003, Mr. Rowe was Vice President of Operations for Kentucky American Water. From 1987 to 1998, he served in various management positions with responsibility for the day-to-day operations of American Water facilities in several states including Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Mr. Rowe is involved with various regulatory agencies and civic and professional organizations. He is also a member of the American Water Works Association and the National Association of Water Companies.

Mark Strauss

Mr. Mark F. Strauss is Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Business Development of American Water Works Company Inc. From December 2006, until his new appointment in September 2010, Mr. Strauss was President of American Water Enterprises, managing our Market-Based Operations. Previously, Mr. Strauss was President and Chief Executive Officer of a line of business that we sold in 2012, Applied Water Management Group, which provided customized water and wastewater management solutions to real estate developers, industrial clients and small to midsized communities nationwide. Mr. Strauss joined Applied Water Management Group in 1997 as Corporate Counsel and Secretary. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2002, a position he held until his appointment as Division President and Chief Executive Officer in 2003. Earlier, he served as Vice President and General Counsel of Vizzoni Brothers Construction, Inc. Mr. Strauss serves as a director of Skylands Community Bank. Mr. Strauss was also an associate at the law firms of Ozzard, Rizzolo, Klein, Mauro & Savo and Toolan, Romond, Abbot and Domenichetti.

William Varley

Mr. William M. Varley is Senior Vice President, Northeast Division and President of New Jersey American Water, the subsidiaries of American Water Works Company Inc. He is also President of New York American Water (formerly named Long Island American Water), a position he has held since 2007. Mr. Varley previously served as vice president and manager of Long Island American Water, as well as vice president of Business Development for New Jersey and New York. Prior to joining American Water in 2000, Mr. Varley was the district manager for Layne Christensen Co., a large water supply contracting company, for 13 years. There he oversaw Layne's Long Island well-drilling operations. He also worked for large consulting engineering firms Camp Dresser & McKee and Hazen & Sawyer as resident and design engineer for large wastewater treatment plant upgrades. Mr. Varley holds a bachelors of science in civil engineering technology from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Loyd Warnock

Mr. Loyd "Aldie" Warnock has been appointed as Senior Vice President - External Affairs, Communications and Public Policy of the Company effective April 28, 2014. Warnock currently serves as the senior vice president of External Affairs at the Midwest Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO), a non-profit, self-governing organization of representatives from 16 states with regulatory jurisdiction over entities participating in MISO and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. In this role, Warnock directs MISO's policy development for all regulatory and legislative matters, overseeing state and federal regulatory and legislative activities, client relations, stakeholder support and corporate communications for the regional transmission organization. Previously, Warnock served as vice president of External Affairs for Allegheny Energy where he oversaw the utility's interaction with elected officials, including members of Congress, governors and state legislative leadership. Prior to his service at Allegheny, Warnock served as senior vice president of Governmental and Regulatory Affairs at Mirant Corporation in Atlanta, Georgia and as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at Reliant Energy in Houston, Texas. Warnock led Mirant's federal and state legislative and regulatory activities served as the primary contact with regional transmission organizations and oversaw all policy matters related to these areas. He also represented Mirant at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Electric Power Supply Association, the Edison Electric Institute and various public utility commissions. Warnock received his bachelor's degree in business administration and management from Mississippi State University.

Mark Smith

Mr. Mark S. Smith is Chief Information Officer, Vice President of American Water Works Company, Inc. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Smith served as our ITS Senior Director, Business Application Development & Project Management Office. Prior to joining American Water, Mr. Smith, held several roles with Siemens and Shared Medical Systems (pre-acquisition) over a course of 23 years, including Group Manager of Management Information Systems and Director of the Shared Services Office where he was responsible for enterprise and system level architecture definition, administration and implementation for internal development as well as custom commercial applications.

Mark Chesla

Mr. Mark Chesla is Vice President, Controller of American Water Works Company Inc. From 2001 to November 2007, Mr. Chesla was Vice President and Controller of Oglethorpe Power Corporation, in Atlanta, Georgia, where he served as that company’s chief accounting officer. In this capacity he was responsible for all aspects of the accounting, internal financial management, regulatory and SEC reporting functions. Mr. Chesla was Vice President, Administration/Controller of SouthStar Energy Services LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia, from 1998 to 2001. Earlier, he held management positions with several other companies, including Piedmont Natural Gas Co., Inc., Aegis Technologies, Inc., Deloitte & Touche LLP and Carolina Power & Light Company.

William Rogers

Mr. William D. Rogers is Vice President, Treasurer of American Water Works Company Inc. From 2005 to 2010, he was Chief Financial Officer for NV Energy, an investor-owned utility in Las Vegas, Nevada. From 2005 to 2007, he also served as NV Energy’s Vice President of Finance, Risk and Tax and as Corporate Treasurer. Before joining NV Energy, Mr. Rogers was a managing director of capital markets for both Merrill Lynch and JPMorgan Chase in New York.

Maureen Duffy

Ms. Maureen Duffy is Vice President - Corporate Communications and External Affairs of American Water Works Company, Inc. From June 2011 to September 2011, Ms. Duffy served as the Executive Director of Corporate Communications and External Affairs. From September 2008 to June 2011, Ms. Duffy served as Director of External Communications, and from July 2006 until September 2008, she served as Director of Internal Communications. From November 1999 to July 2006, she held various positions with New Jersey American Water, which included Government Affairs/Media Specialist, Communications Manager and Director of Corporate Communications. Prior to joining American Water, Ms. Duffy reported and produced news for WNJN/WNET-TV.

Julie Dobson

Ms. Julie A. Dobson is Independent Director of American Water Works Company Inc. She most recently served as Chief Operating Officer and one of the founding principals of TeleCorp PCS, a wireless/mobile phone company serving more than a million customers when sold to AT&T Wireless in 2002. Prior to her tenure at TeleCorp PCS, Ms. Dobson served in a variety of leadership positions during an almost 20 year career with Bell Atlantic Corporation, now known as Verizon Communications, Inc., including President of the New York Region of Bell Atlantic Mobile, vice president of Bell Atlantic Enterprises Corporation, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Atlantic Business Systems International. Ms. Dobson currently serves on the board of directors of PNM Resources, Inc. where she serves as lead director and serves on the audit and compensation and human resources committees. She also serves on the board of directors of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., where she chairs the compensation committee and serves on the nominating and governance committee, and the board of directors of RadioShack Corporation, where she chairs the management development and compensation committee. In addition, until January 2010, Ms. Dobson served on the board of directors of LCC International, Inc., where she was non-executive Chairman of the Board and served on the audit, finance, compensation and nominating and governance committees at various times during her tenure. Ms. Dobson earned her MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of William and Mary.

Paul Evanson

Mr. Paul J. Evanson is Independent Director of American Water Works Company, Inc. Mr. Evanson served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Allegheny Energy, Inc., a company engaged in the operation of three electric public utility companies and in merchant power generation operations, from 2003 until the company’s merger with FirstEnergy Corp. in February 2011. Following the merger, he served as Executive Vice Chair of FirstEnergy until his retirement in May 2011. Mr. Evanson previously served as President of Florida Power & Light Company, and president of Lynch Corporation. He also held leadership positions with Moore McCormack Resources and Arthur Anderson & Co. He served as Chairman of the Board of the Florida Reliability Coordinating Council, a non-profit company whose purpose is to ensure and enhance the reliability and adequacy of bulk electricity in Florida. In addition, he served on the board of directors of Edison Electric Institute, an association of shareholder-owned electric companies, and North American Electricity Reliability Council, a group that was formed in 1968 by electric companies to promote the reliability and adequacy of power supplies. Mr. Evanson received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from St. John’s University, a Juris Doctor degree from Columbia Law School, and Master of Laws degree from New York University School of Law. He also received a Doctor of Commercial Science degree (honorary) from St. John’s University.

Martha Goss

Ms. Martha Clark Goss is Independent Director of American Water Works Company Inc. She has served as Chair of the audit committee since December 2005. She also serves on the finance committee. Ms. Clark Goss has served on the board of trustees of the Neuberger Berman Mutual Funds since 2007, where she served as vice chair of the audit committee from 2001 to 2013 and now serves as chair of the governance and nominating committee since 2014. Ms. Clark Goss has served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Amwell Holdings/Hopewell Holdings LLC, a holding company and investment vehicle for investments in healthcare related companies, since 2003. From March 2008 until October 2010 she served on the board of Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc., where she also served as chair of the finance committee and served on the audit and governance and nominating committees. From July 2006 to March 2009, she served as the non-executive Chair of Channel Reinsurance Ltd. From February 2005 until May 2007 she served on the board of Claire’s Stores Inc. where she served as chair of the compensation committee and as a member of the audit and governance and nominating committees. From July 2005 until May 2011 she served as a director of Ocwen Financial, where she served on the audit and governance and nominating committees. Previously, Ms. Clark Goss served as Chief Financial Officer of The Capital Markets Company from 1999 until 2001, Chief Financial Officer of Booz-Allen & Hamilton from 1995 to 1999 and in various senior executive positions at Prudential Insurance Company from 1981 until 1995, including President of Prudential Power Funding Associates, the investment arm of Prudential responsible for its portfolio of assets in electric and gas utilities and alternative energy projects, and Treasurer of Prudential. She began her career at The Chase Manhattan Bank. Ms. Clark Goss received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University and an MBA degree from The Harvard Business School.

Richard Grigg

Mr. Richard R. Grigg is Independent Director of American Water Works Company Inc. Mr. Grigg most recently served as Executive Vice President of FirstEnergy Corp. and President of FirstEnergy Utilities Group, a diversified energy company headquartered in Akron, Ohio, until his retirement in March 2010. The business unit he led included FirstEnergy’s Energy Delivery Group, which includes seven electric utility operating companies in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, along with Customer Service and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Compliance. He first joined FirstEnergy in 2004 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining FirstEnergy, Mr. Grigg had a 34-year career at Wisconsin Energy Corporation, a public holding company, which we refer to as WEC, retiring as President and Chief Executive Officer of its subsidiary, WE Generation. He served in a variety of management positions at other WEC subsidiaries, including Wisconsin Electric Power Company and Wisconsin Gas Company, where he was President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr.Grigg also served as a director of WEC from 1995 to 2003. Mr. Grigg is currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Akron Children’s Hospital and he also serves on the board of directors of Tangent Energy Solutions, Inc. Mr. Grigg is a former member of the board of directors of the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education, where he served as an associate member of The President’s Council, Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Grigg was President and served on the board of the Association of Edison Illuminating Companies and is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Mr. Grigg held professional engineer licenses in Ohio and Wisconsin.

Julia Johnson

Ms. Julia L. Johnson is Independent Director of American Water Works Company Inc. Ms. Johnson is president of NetCommunications, LLC, a strategy consulting firm specializing in the communications, energy, and information technology public policy arenas. Ms. Johnson served on the Florida Public Service Commission from January 1992 until November 1999, serving as chairwoman from January 1997 to January 1999. Ms. Johnson has served on the board of directors of FirstEnergy Corp. since 2011, and the board of directors of Allegheny Energy, Inc. from 2003 until its merger with FirstEnergy Corp. in 2011. In addition, Ms. Johnson also serves on the board of directors of MasTec, Inc., a provider of telecommunications and energy infrastructure construction, and Northwestern Corporation, a provider of electricity and natural gas.

William Marrazzo

Mr. William J. Marrazzo is Independent Director of American Water Works Company Inc. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of WHYY, Inc., a public television and radio company, since 1997. He served as Water Commissioner for the Philadelphia Water Department from 1971 to 1988 and Managing Director for the City of Philadelphia from 1983 to 1984. From 1988 to 1997, Mr. Marrazzo served as Chief Executive Officer of Roy F. Weston, Inc., an environmental and redevelopment firm that was a public company during his tenure. Mr. Marrazzo has been a member of the board of directors of Amerigas Partners, L.P. since April 2000, and currently serves on its audit and compensation committees.

Edward Vallejo

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