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American Water Works Company, Inc.

1025 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043
United States

IndustryWater Utilities
Full Time Employees6,800

Key Executives

Ms. Susan N. StoryChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director2.3MN/A57
Ms. Linda G. SullivanChief Financial Officer and Exec. VP1.13MN/A53
Mr. Walter J. LynchChief Operating Officer and Exec. VP1.21M4.01M54
Mr. Michael A. Sgro Esq.Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.753.72k47.21k58
Mr. Loyd WarnockSr. VP of External Affairs, Communications & Public Policy and Sr. VP of Bus. Devel.683.24k112.43k57
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is 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 and Canada. The company offers water and wastewater services to approximately 1,600 communities in 16 states. It operates approximately 81 surface water treatment plants with approximately 522 groundwater treatment plants and 1,022 groundwater wells; 121 wastewater treatment facilities, 1,284 treated water storage facilities, 1,433 pumping stations, 80 dams, and 49,635 miles of mains and collection pipes. The company also undertakes contracts to design, build, operate, and maintain water and wastewater facilities for military bases, municipalities, the food and beverage industry, and other customers. In addition, it provides warranty-type services to homeowners and smaller commercial customers to protect against the cost of repairing broken or leaking water pipes or clogged or blocked sewer pipes, as well as interior electric line repairs; and water sourcing, transfer services, pipeline construction, water and equipment hauling, and water storage solutions for natural gas exploration and production companies. The company serves residential customers; commercial customers, such as offices, retail stores, and restaurants; industrial customers, including manufacturing and production operations; public authorities, which comprise government buildings and other public sector facilities; and other water utilities, as well as supplies water to public fire hydrants for firefighting purposes, and private fire customers for use in fire suppression systems in office buildings and other facilities, as well as to other water utilities. American Water Works Company, Inc. serves approximately 15 million people with drinking water, wastewater, and other water-related services in 47 states, the District of Columbia, and Ontario, Canada. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Voorhees, New Jersey.

Corporate Governance

American Water Works Company, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 6.

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 a 10 indicates higher governance risk.