American Water Names Greg Panagos Vice President of Investor Relations
American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, has named Greg Panagos its new vice president of Investor Relations, effective July 6, 2015.
Panagos succeeds Edward Vallejo, who was named American Water’s vice president of Financial Strategy, Planning and Decision Support in January 2015.
“We are so pleased to have someone with Greg’s background and knowledge join our team,” said Linda Sullivan, senior vice president and chief financial officer of American Water. “Greg has more than 20 years of corporate finance and investor relations experience, including several years in the energy industry. Additionally, he has substantial experience in stakeholder engagement, which is very important to American Water as we continue to maintain and build relations with those who invest in our company.”
Panagos has served in a number of senior investor relations and communication roles prior to joining American Water, most recently serving as senior vice president of investor relations and communications for Barrick Gold Corporation, located in Toronto, Ontario. In this role, Panagos led investor relations, communications and corporate social responsibility for the world’s largest gold mining company with annual revenues in excess of $10 billion.
Prior to that, Panagos served as vice president of investor relations and communications at Transocean, where he developed and led the investor and media relations strategies leading to and following the merger between Transocean and Global Santa Fe. He also led investor relations and/or communications at Noble Energy, Inc., and Pennzoil Company.
Panagos holds a master’s degree in business administration from Rice University and a bachelor’s degree in economics/accounting from Claremont McKenna College.
About American Water
Founded in 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,400 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found at www.amwater.com.
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