On Friday, American Water named James Merante vice president and treasurer and announced an expanded role for Brian Chin, senior vice president of Strategic Financial Planning.
Merante’s position is effective immediately, following the approval of the company’s board of directors, American Water said. He previously served as vice president, Internal Audit and prior to that was divisional chief financial officer for the Mid-Atlantic Division.
The Camden-based utility company also announced the expansion Chin’s duties to include the Treasury function.
Chin previously served as interim treasurer for the company. According to American Water he leads financial integration strategy, acquisitions, tax, and financial planning and analysis.