American Water Works Company, Inc. recently announced the promotion of Kevin Tilden to President of California and Hawaii American Water. Tilden was previously serving as vice president of Business Development, Communications and External Affairs.
In his new role, Tilden will be responsible for the operation of water and wastewater systems across California and Hawaii serving approximately 880,000 people.
Prior to joining American Water in 1998, Tilden managed a campaign for U.S. Congress, served as a public affairs manager for SBC/Pacific Bell (now AT&T), and worked for two leading California public affairs agencies.
Tilden is past chair of the Governance Committee for the California Utilities Diversity Council and served on the board of the National Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund. Kevin currently serves on the Public Affairs Council for the California Chamber of Commerce and the California Water Association Board of Directors. He holds a B.A. from the University of Washington and an MBA from Pepperdine University