VOORHEES, NJ—American Water, the nation’s largest private water company, has named Laura Monica senior vice president of corporate communications and external affairs. Monica will be responsible for all internal and external communications, including government relations, media relations and corporate responsibility. She will also lead the marketing and advertising strategy while overseeing all associated implementation activities.
For the past 15 years, Laura was president of High Point Communications, a strategic communications firm she founded in Bow, NH. Prior to forming High Point, she was head of corporate communications for a financial services firm and has had experience working in corporate finance.
Monica will replace Daniel Kelleher, who recently retired but will continue to lead American Water’s condemnation defense activities as a consultant.