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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 employees6,500

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Ms. M. Susan HardwickPresident, CEO & Director2.65MN/A1963
Mr. John C. GriffithExecutive VP & CFO2.2MN/A1967
Ms. Cheryl D. NortonExecutive VP & COO1.21MN/A1965
Mr. James H. GallegosExecutive VP & General Counsel1.61MN/A1961
Ms. Melanie M. KennedyExecutive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer880.59kN/A1974
Ms. Melissa K. WikleSenior VP & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1966
Mr. Nicholas Santillo Jr., C.P.P.Vice President of Digital Infrastructure & Security and Interim Head of Innovation & TechnologyN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Aaron Musgrave CPAVice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Maureen DuffySenior Vice President of Communications & External AffairsN/AN/A1970
Ms. Deborah A. DegillioChief Customer OfficerN/AN/A1972
Amounts are as of 31 December 2022, 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 1,600 communities in 14 states serving approximately 3.4 million active customers. The company serves residential customers; commercial customers, including 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 water and wastewater services on various military installations; and undertakes contracts with municipal customers, primarily to operate and manage water and wastewater facilities, as well as offers other related services. In addition, the company operates approximately 80 surface water treatment plants; 490 groundwater treatment plants; 175 wastewater treatment plants; 53,500 miles of transmission, distribution, and collection mains and pipes; 1,100 groundwater wells; 1,700 water and wastewater pumping stations; 1,100 treated water storage facilities; and 73 dams. It serves approximately 14 million people with drinking water, wastewater, and other related services in 24 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 28 November 2023 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 1; Shareholder rights: 4; Compensation: 3.

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.