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Anthony R. Coscia Elected Chairman of United Water’s Board of Directors

  Anthony R. Coscia Elected Chairman of United Water’s Board of Directors

Business Wire

HARRINGTON PARK, N.J. -- April 17, 2013

United Water, one of the nation’s leading providers of water services, has
announced that its Board of Directors has elected Anthony Coscia to be its
chairman effective today.

Anthony Coscia (Photo: Business Wire)

Anthony Coscia (Photo: Business Wire)

"This is an awesome day for United Water,” said Bertrand Camus, Chief
Executive Officer of United Water. “We certainly feel that Tony is the right
person at the right time to lead our Board of Directors right now. He is an
outstanding business leader and we believe he will help us increase our
ability to serve new communities, enhance our business plan, and position us
to meet the challenges of the 21st century."

Mr. Coscia has significant experience in infrastructure and economic
development matters. He was recently elected as chairman of Amtrak’s Board of
Directors, on which he has served since June 2010. He previously served as
chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, from 2003 to 2011,
and chairman of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, one of the
nation’s largest state-sponsored development banks, from February 1992 to
March 2003. Currently, he is a partner at the law firm of Windels, Marx, Lane
& Mittendorf, LLP, with a practice focusing on corporate, commercial, and real
estate matters. Mr. Coscia has specific experience in redevelopment finance
and has worked extensively on infrastructure development projects.

“I am deeply honored and tremendously excited to serve as chairman of United
Water,” said Mr. Coscia. “For years I have admired the company for its
innovative approaches to delivering water and wastewater solutions around the
United States. I look forward to building on United Water’s success in
promoting public health and environmental well-being, and supporting economic
prosperity.”

Mr. Coscia is a director of Sun Bancorp Inc., Sun National Bank and Tutor
Perini. In addition, he serves as a trustee of the New Jersey Community
Development Corporation and is a member of the New Jersey Performing Arts
Center Council of Trustees, The Partnership for New York City, The Economic
Club of New York, Georgetown University Board of Regents and the Regional Plan
Association Board of Directors.

About United Water

United Water is one of the nation’s leading environmental companies, employing
2,350 men and women who provide water and wastewater services to approximately
5.5 million people in 21 states throughout the country. In addition to owning
and operating 18 water utilities, United Water operates 90 municipal and
industrial water and wastewater systems through innovative public-private
partnerships and contract agreements. Founded in 1869, United Water is a
subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT.

About SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT

Natural resources are not infinite. Each day, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT (Paris: SEV,
Brussels: SEVB) and its subsidiaries deal with the challenge of protecting
resources by providing innovative solutions to industries and to millions of
people. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT supplies drinking water to 97 million people,
provides wastewater treatment services for 66 million people and collects the
waste produced by close to 50 million people. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT has 80,410
employees and, with its presence on a global scale, is a world leader
exclusively dedicated to environmental services. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, a 35.7%
GDF SUEZ affiliate, reported sales turnover of 14.8 billion Euros ($18.8
billion USD) at the end of financial year 2012.

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Contact:

Press:
United Water
Rich Henning, 201-767-2869
or
Madeline Power, 201-767-2853
 
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