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Essential Utilities, Inc. (WTRG)

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Essential Utilities, Inc.

762 West Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3489
United States
610 527 8000

IndustryUtilities—Regulated Water
Full-time employees3,211

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Christopher H. FranklinChairman, Pres & CEO2.1M793.69k1965
Mr. Daniel J. SchullerExec. VP & CFO872.26kN/A1970
Mr. Richard Scott FoxExec. VP & COON/AN/A1962
Mr. Christopher Paul LuningExec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.N/AN/A1968
Mr. Matthew R. RhodesExec. VP of Strategy & Corp. Devel.812.09kN/A1978
Mr. Robert A. RubinSr. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1963
Ms. Susan F. HaindlSr. VP & Chief Admin. OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Brian DingerdissenVP of Investor Relations & TreasurerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Christina KellySr. VP & Chief HR OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Nicholas AsseltaPres of New JerseyN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2021, 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.


Essential Utilities, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water, wastewater, or natural gas services in the United States. It offers water services through operating and maintenance contract with municipal authorities and other parties. The company also provides non-utility raw water supply services for firms in the natural gas drilling industry; and water and sewer line protection solutions, and repair services to households through a third-party. It serves approximately 7.5 million residential water, commercial water, fire protection, industrial water, wastewater, and other water and utility customers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Illinois, North Carolina, New Jersey, Indiana, Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky under the Aqua and Peoples brands. The company was formerly known as Aqua America, Inc. and changed its name to Essential Utilities, Inc. in February 2020. Essential Utilities, Inc. was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

Corporate governance

Essential Utilities, Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 October 2022 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 3; Board: 3; Shareholder rights: 4; Compensation: 2.

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.