Aqua America Hires Justin Pizzi as Communications Director

  Aqua America Hires Justin Pizzi as Communications Director

Business Wire

BRYN MAWR, Pa. -- December 05, 2012

Aqua America, Inc. announced that it has hired veteran news reporter Justin
Pizzi to lead its communications department. In his new role, Pizzi will be
responsible for managing the internal and external communication strategies
for the company and its subsidiaries and report directly to the CEO.

Justin Pizzi has been hired as communications director for Aqua America, Inc.
(Photo: Aqua America, ...

Justin Pizzi has been hired as communications director for Aqua America, Inc.
(Photo: Aqua America, Inc.)

Pizzi comes to Aqua America most recently from the NBC owned and operated
television station in Philadelphia where he worked as a reporter for seven
years.

“After 12 years in journalism, I’m looking forward to the challenge of putting
my communications skills at work in the corporate arena with such a talented
team,” said Pizzi, who earned two Emmy awards during his tenure at NBC.

Aqua America Chairman and CEO Nicholas DeBenedictis said he is proud to have
Justin join the company’s staff of experienced professionals. “Justin’s
extensive experience in journalism coupled with his business education will be
very valuable as we develop and align communications strategies for various
audiences with the business goals of the company.”

Pizzi has a B.S. in journalism from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. in
marketing from Drexel University. A Philadelphia native, Pizzi continues to
makes his home in the city.

Aqua America, Inc. is a U.S.-based publicly traded water and wastewater
utility holding company, serving approximately 3  million residents in
Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina, Illinois, Texas, Florida, New Jersey,
Indiana, Virginia, and Georgia. Aqua America is listed on the New York Stock
Exchange under the ticker symbol WTR.

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Contact:

Aqua America, Inc.
Donna Alston
Manager, Communications
610-645-1095
dpalston@aquaamerica.com
or
Gretchen Toner
Manager, Strategic Communications
610-645-1175
gmtoner@aquaamerica.com
 
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