American Water, CEO Story honored by Women’s Forum of New York

American Water CEO Susan Story

American Water and its CEO Susan Story were recognized as the Muriel F. Siebert Award winner by the Women’s Forum of New York at the 2019 Breakfast of Corporate Champions held on Nov. 7 in New York City.

“We are honored to be recognized by the Women’s Forum of New York with the Muriel Siebert award,” said Story.  “At American Water, we believe that our Purpose—delivering over a billion gallons a day of clean, safe, reliable and affordable water and other water services to millions of Americans—is a noble calling, not just a job. We focus on ensuring that our employees are safe and engaged, that our customers are first, that we protect the planet, and that our communities are stronger because we are there. And our sustained financial performance is a testament to the power of free enterprise at its best to successfully accomplish all of these goals simultaneously.”

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At the biennial Breakfast of Corporate Champions, the Women’s Forum of New York presents one company with its highest honor, the Muriel F. Siebert Leadership Award, for achieving 50/50 gender parity and implementing policies and actions that inspire others to follow. Named for a founder of the Women’s Forum and the first woman to hold a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, the Muriel F. Siebert Award recognizes companies and CEOs that have made a distinguished difference in advancing women’s leadership at the Board level.

The event brought together an audience of more than 600, including CEOs and Board Directors along with business leaders, government officials, thought leaders and influential media in special recognition of forward-thinking companies.

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The Women’s Forum of New York is the city’s premier organization of women leaders. The invitation-only membership of more than 500 women, representing the highest levels of achievement across all professional sectors from finance to fine arts, is dedicated to the advancement of women’s leadership.

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