Camden, NJ–(business wire)–American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK) today announced the appointment of Laurie P. Havanec and Michael L. Marberry to independent members of its board of directors, effective December 7, 2022 Did.
Karl Kurtz, Chairman of American Water, said: “Laurie’s extensive experience in human resources and environmental, social and governance (ESG) activities, combined with Michael’s executive leadership and background in corporate strategy and business development, will further strengthen our Board. We look forward to working with both of them.”
Susan Hardwick, President and CEO of American Water, said: Equity, inclusion. Michael has extensive experience leading and growing successful S&P 500 companies. Both add great value to our company. ”
Havanec has served as Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer of CVS Health Corporation since February 2021. Under her leadership, she developed the vision and strategy for the Human Resources function that serves her more than 300,000 employees. Habanek has also revamped her ESG strategy for the company, with a strong focus on sustainability and equity.
Prior to his current role, Havanec led Human Resources for Otis Worldwide Corporation and held leadership positions in Human Resources for United Technologies Corporation and Aetna. She holds a BS in Business and Marketing from the University of Connecticut and a Juris Doctor (cum laude) from the University of Connecticut School of Law.
Marbury served as president and CEO of JM Huber Corporation from 2009 to 2022 and a member of its board of directors. Family Business Award Sustainability.
A leader at Huber since 1997, Marberry first joined Huber as Vice President of Corporate Strategy and New Business Development. He also served as Huber’s Chief Financial Officer and President of the global Engineered He Materials business.
Marberry holds BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. She is also a Board Governance Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).
American Water’s Board of Directors currently consists of 11 members.
About American Water
With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse public water and wastewater utility in the United States. The company employs approximately 6,400 dedicated professionals and provides regulated and regulated drinking water and wastewater services to an estimated 14 million people in 24 states. American Water provides our customers with safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit amwater.com and diversityataw.com.Follow American Water twitterFacebook, LinkedIn.