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American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK)

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American Water Works Company, Inc.

1 Water Street
Camden, NJ 08102-1658
United States
856 955 4001

IndustryUtilities—Regulated Water
Full-time employees7,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Ms. M. Susan HardwickInterim CEO, Exec. VP & CFO1.19MN/A1963
Mr. Walter J. LynchPres & Director1.94M814.63k1963
Mr. Michael A. Sgro Esq., J.D.Chief Legal Advisor953.64kN/A1959
Ms. Cheryl D. NortonExec. VP & COON/AN/A1965
Ms. Melissa K. WikleChief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1966
Mr. Adam W. NobleChief Technology & Innovation OfficerN/AN/A1966
Mr. Mark S. SmithChief Information Officer & VPN/AN/A1960
Mr. Aaron MusgraveSr. Director of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Shawn C. BuntingSr. VP, Deputy Gen. Counsel & Interim Gen. CounselN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Maureen DuffySr. VP of Communications & External AffairsN/AN/A1970
Amounts are as of 31 December 2020, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


American Water Works Company, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides water and wastewater services in the United States. It offers water and wastewater services to approximately 1,700 communities in 16 states serving approximately 3.5 million active customers. The company serves residential customers; commercial customers, such as food and beverage providers, commercial property developers and proprietors, and energy suppliers; fire service and private fire customers; industrial customers, such as large-scale manufacturers, mining, and production operations; public authorities comprising government buildings and other public sector facilities, such as schools and universities; and other utilities and community water and wastewater systems. It also provides various warranty protection programs to residential customers; and water and wastewater services on various military installations. In addition, the company undertakes contracts with municipal customers, primarily to operate and manage water and wastewater facilities, as well as offers other related services. It operates approximately 79 surface water treatment plants; 530 groundwater treatment plants; 150 wastewater treatment plants; 53,200 miles of transmission, distribution, and collection mains and pipes; 1,100 groundwater wells; 1,600 water and wastewater pumping stations; 1,300 treated water storage facilities; and 75 dams. The company serves approximately 15 million people with drinking water, wastewater, and other water-related services in 46 states. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Camden, New Jersey.

Corporate governance

American Water Works Company, Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 26 September 2021 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 1; Shareholder rights: 3; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.