Susan Hardwick

American Water Works

In her capacity as President and CEO of American Water Works Company, Inc., the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, Susan Hardwick leads a team of nearly 6,500 dedicated professionals who provide service to 14 million people in 24 states. Susan joined American Water in June 2019 and became CFO in July of that same year. In February 2022, she was named President and CEO and elected to serve on its board. Additionally, she is currently a board member and treasurer of Family Promise and sits on the Board of the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. She has also served in leadership positions on a variety of community boards over the course of her career. She holds a BS in Accounting from Indiana University Bloomington.

Year appointed: Feb 2022

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