American Waters Linda Sullivan Honored by Philadelphia Business Journal as a CFO of the Year

Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly-traded U.S. water and
wastewater utility company, announced that Linda Sullivan, executive
vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), was recognized by the Philadelphia
Business Journal as a CFO of the Year honoree. The award honors
those executives who exemplify the professionalism, integrity,
resilience, mastery of all the financial and people skills that make a
great CFO.

“I want to congratulate Linda on this well-deserved recognition,” said
Susan Story, president and CEO, American Water. “Linda has made her mark
on our company and throughout the water industry, not just through her
proven financial expertise and experience, but through her strategic
thinking, broad business savvy and leadership capabilities. She is
committed and successfully drives toward outstanding service for our
customers and communities as well as our investment community.”

In her current role, Sullivan leads American Water’s Finance and
Operational Services teams. She has responsibility for all aspects of
financial management and strategy, investor relations, treasury,
financial planning, accounting, internal audit, risk management, supply
chain and facilities management, including the construction of the
company’s new corporate headquarters in Camden, NJ.

Sullivan earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Portland State
University. She serves on the Board and as Audit Committee Chair of
NorthWestern Energy Corporation, and on the Board of the University of
Maryland University College Ventures. She is the first investor-owned
utility representative serving on the Environmental Protection Agency’s
(EPA) Financial Advisory Board.

The Philadelphia Business Journal CFO of the Year Honorees were selected
by the Business Journal editorial team from a slate of nominees. Several
criteria were used for the selection, including: financial
accomplishments, tenure and scope of responsibilities, leadership,
respect and influence within the company, community involvement and
stewardship of the company’s business model.

Winners will be celebrated at an awards program at The Loews
Philadelphia (1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107) on Thursday, July

About American Water

With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and
most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater
utility company. The company employs more than 6,900 dedicated
professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water,
wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people
in 46 states and Ontario, Canada. American Water provides safe, clean,
affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we
keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit
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