BRYN MAWR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE: WTR) announced it has hired Whitney S. Kellett as its new chief information officer. In her new position, Kellett will oversee information technology systems and platforms for the corporation and its subsidiaries.
Kellett, who joined Aqua America on April 18, 2016, has more than 20 years of experience in information technology and strategic integration. She spent the last four years as vice president of information technology at Atlas Energy Group, LLC, an $8 billion energy management company, where she oversaw all technology solutions, services, and platforms for more than 850 employees and contractors.
“Whitney has a significant and varied portfolio of experience in information services and technology, and we are looking forward to having her lead our team here at Aqua,” said Aqua America CAO Susan Haindl, who highlighted the criticality of the CIO position in any company. “Information technology has become the infrastructure of today’s business, and its level of functionality very often determines our productivity.”
Kellett has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Virginia.
Her civic activities include recently co-chairing a 5-year, $10 million capital campaign at her church—St. David's Episcopal Church in Wayne, Pennsylvania. She is also a member of the board of trustees of the Woodlynde School in Wayne.
Aqua America is one of the largest U.S.-based, publicly traded water utilities and serves nearly 3 million people in Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina, Illinois, Texas, New Jersey, Indiana and Virginia. Aqua America is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol WTR. Visit AquaAmerica.com for more information.