Deborah Dewey named president of Missouri American Water
GREENWOOD, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indiana American Water has named Matthew Prine president of Indiana
American Water and Michigan American Water effective March 25, 2019.
Prine is replacing Deborah Dewey, who has been named president of
Missouri American Water.
“We are excited to have both Matt and Debbie take on new expanded roles
at American Water,” said American Water’s chief operating officer,
Walter Lynch. “We thank Debbie for her leadership in Indiana. First
serving as the head of operations and then becoming president in 2016,
Debbie has done a tremendous job.
“We are also excited for Matt to lead our Indiana team,” added Lynch.
“Matt has deep roots in Indiana and has been part of our Indiana
leadership team since 2014. He has a strong record of fostering
transparent, collaborative and constructive relationships with state and
local government officials, communities and customers.”
Prine joined Indiana American Water in 2014 as director of Government
Affairs. Since that time, he has built strong relationships with
communities and public officials. He was also a member of the Indiana
American Water leadership team, where he worked collaboratively to
advance the company’s commitment to its customers and operational
excellence, and to provide water solutions to surrounding communities.
Prior to joining American Water, Prine served as executive director of
the Indiana Utility Shareholder Association. He brings with him 15 years
of utility and government relations experience, including serving as
deputy chief of staff in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Prine understands the importance of our business as a critical service
in a unique and deeply invested way: he also serves as a volunteer
firefighter and EMT for Amity Fire and Rescue.
Prine earned his Bachelor of Arts from Hanover College in Madison, Ind.
He is also a graduate of the Indiana Leadership Forum and has been an
active member of the Indiana Society of Association Executives and
Government Affairs Society of Indiana.
About Indiana American Water
Indiana American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is
the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing
high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to
approximately 1.3 million people. Michigan American Water provides
high-quality and reliable water services to approximately 12,000 people.
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 7,100 dedicated
professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water,
wastewater and other related services to more than 14 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 amwater.com
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