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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors of Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On October 17, 2022, Essential Utilities, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that Richard Fox, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, is retiring effective December 1, 2022. Also on October 17, 2022, the Board of Directors of the Company announced that it has approved an organizational structure that will become effective December 1, 2022. The new organization has Ms. Colleen Arnold, Vice President, Water Operations, and Mr. Michael Huwar, Vice President, Gas Operations, reporting directly to Christopher H. Franklin, President and Chief Executive Officer.
The Company will enter into a change-in-control agreements with Ms. Arnold and Mr. Huwar substantially identical to the form of agreement entered into with other executive officers of the Company and filed with the Company’s SEC filings.
Neither Ms. Arnold nor Mr. Huwar have any family relationships with any of the Company’s directors or executive officers. Neither Ms. Arnold nor Mr. Huwar have a direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
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.
|Dated: October 17, 2022||By:||/s/ Christopher P. Luning|
|Christopher P. Luning|
|Executive Vice President, General Counsel|