Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE: WTR) announced that, as of Oct. 1, 2016, Marc
Lucca will be promoted to president of its Pennsylvania subsidiary, Aqua
Pennsylvania, which provides drinking water and wastewater service to a
population of 1.4 million people in 32 counties throughout the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Lucca will succeed Steve Tagert, who is
set to retire in December after more than 45 years with the company.
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Marc Lucca becomes president of Aqua Pennsylvania, Aqua America's largest subsidiary, effective October 1, 2016. (Photo: Business Wire)
Lucca, who is currently vice present of network, has been with Aqua
Pennsylvania since 2007.
According to the company’s chief operating officer, Lucca brings more
than 25 years of water and wastewater operations and management
experience to his new role. These decades of diverse experience will
serve the state’s customers and employees well.
“Marc is an industry veteran with expertise in both network and
production, making him well- qualified to lead Aqua Pennsylvania,” said
Rick Fox. “Marc and Steve will work together throughout the fall to
ensure a seamless transition of this critical role. I am confident
Marc’s strong leadership skills, coupled with his passion for creating a
collaborative and unified environment, will contribute to customer
satisfaction and continued growth of our company’s largest subsidiary.”
Among his experience, Lucca previously worked in management positions
for the Coast Water District in Marina, Calif., the Santa Clara Water
Valley District in San Jose, Calif., and American Water’s California
Lucca earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering
Technology from Temple University. He holds a Master of Engineering
degree from The Pennsylvania State University, and he completed his MBA
at Drexel University in 2015. Lucca is an active member of the American
Water Works Association, and serves on the board of the Main Line
Chamber of Commerce.
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, or follow Aqua on Facebook at
facebook.com/MyAquaAmerica and on Twitter at @MyAquaAmerica.
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