WTRG - Essential Utilities, Inc.

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Essential Utilities, Inc.

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

IndustryUtilities—Regulated Water
Full Time Employees1,583

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Christopher H. FranklinChairman, Pres & CEO1.75MN/A1965
Mr. Daniel J. SchullerExec. VP & CFO801.72kN/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.705.99kN/A1978
Amounts are as of December 31, 2019 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.


Essential Utilities, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the United States. It offers water services through operating and maintenance contracts 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 3 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, and Virginia. 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 December 6, 2019 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 9.

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.