American Water names Michael A. Sgro senior VP, secretary, general counsel

American Water announced that it has named Michael A. Sgro as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective Wednesday, Feb. 18.

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Michael A. Sgro

VOORHEES, NJ, Feb. 19, 2015 -- Today, American Water (AW), the nation's largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced that it has named Michael A. Sgro as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective Wednesday, Feb. 18.

Sgro most recently served as general counsel of AW's Northeast Division and has also been serving as the company's interim general counsel since early January.

Sgro joined AW in 1993 as secretary and corporate counsel of New Jersey American Water, eventually becoming the Northeast Division's general counsel, which includes AW's New Jersey and New York subsidiaries.

In this role, he was responsible for all legal matters, including acquisitions and other business development opportunities, real-estate and regulatory matters, various contract and commercial matters, and corporate governance. Sgro also led New Jersey AW's government affairs efforts for the past six months.

Prior to joining AW, Sgro was an associate with Dechert LLP. He also held various business positions with CertainTeed Corporation.

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About American Water

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs approximately 6,600 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 14 million people in more than 40 states as well as parts of Canada. For more information, visit www.amwater.com.

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