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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On March 18, 2022, Francis O. Idehen, a member of the Board of Directors of Essential Utilities, Inc. (the “Company”) since 2019, informed the Company’s Chief Executive Officer that he intended to resign from the Board of Directors in connection with beginning a new employment opportunity. He expects to resign from the Board of Directors and all committees on which he serves in April 2022.
Mr. Idehen is currently Chair of the Board’s Risk Mitigation and Investment Policy Committee and a member of the Board’s Audit Committee and Executive Committee. The Audit Committee currently has four members and will have three members who meet all SEC and NYSE Audit Committee member requirements upon Mr. Idehen’s departure.
The Board and management thank Mr. Idehen for his contributions and service on the Board.
Mr. Idehen’s decision to resign as a director was not due to any disagreements with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
ESSENTIAL UTILITIES, INC.
|March 21, 2022||By:||/s/ Christopher P. Luning|
|Name:||Christopher P. Luning|
|Title:||Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|