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American Water names president of Indiana and Michigan

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Staff writer | Greenwood, In., USA | June 20, 2016
American WaterJune 20, 2016, Greenwood, In., USA - American Water, a water and wastewater utility company, has named Deborah Dewey president of Indiana American Water and Michigan American Water, effective June 20, 2016.
Ms. Dewey most recently served as the vice president of Operations for Indiana American Water. Prior to joining Indiana American Water, Ms. Dewey served as president of the Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville, which created attraction, retention and incubation projects that led to more than 3,200 jobs in Indiana.

She also served as president of Western Kentucky Energy/LG & E, where she led 500 employees as the company transitioned from a nonprofit rural electric cooperative to an unregulated generation subsidiary of an investor-owned corporation.

Additionally, Ms. Dewey has owned and managed a company that installed municipal water system infrastructure and has provided independent consulting services in the areas of power generation, strategic planning and cost optimization.

Ms. Dewey started her career at Westinghouse Electric Corp., where she was involved in strategic planning and field technology services. She also served as manufacturing and product general manager at General Electric Corp., where she led more than 1,100 employees.

Ms. Dewey earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Central Florida. She is replacing Deron Allen, who has decided to leave American Water.