American Water Work Company, Inc. Announces New Vice President of External Affairs

Updated 3:00 PM ET August 2, 2000

VOORHEES, N.J. (BUSINESS WIRE) - American Water Works Company President and Chief Executive Officer, J. James Barr announced today that Ms. Lori Doyle has joined its subsidiary, American Water Works Service Company, as Vice President of External Affairs.

Ms. Doyle joins American Water Works Company with more than 18 years of professional public relations experience in both agency and corporate environments. For the last eight years, she has served as Chief Public Affairs Officer for the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

"Lori is an extremely valuable addition to our leadership team," said Mr. Barr. "Her expertise is exactly what we need to assist us as we maneuver American Water Works through what has become a rapid flow of change in our industry. Our ability to get the word out about how we can help serve and preserve one of life's essential resources is key to the company's future."

As Vice President of External Affairs, Ms. Doyle will oversee all public affairs activities for the Company and its subsidiaries. She is a graduate of Temple University and holds a Masters in Communications Management from Ohio University.

Headquartered in Voorhees, N.J., American Water Works Company is the largest and most geographically diverse investor-owned water utility enterprise based in the United States. The Company provides water, wastewater and other water resource management services to more than 10 million people in 23 states.

Contact: American Water Works Company Sherry Lytle, Vice President - Corporate Communications 856/346-8200