Kevin Hillen named Senior Operations Manager of Northern Division

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WOODRIDGE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kevin Hillen has been promoted to Senior Operations Manager of the Northern Division, effective June 15. In this role, Hillen provides leadership and oversight to the company’s Chicago Metro and South Beloit Districts, responsibilities he had assumed in an interim capacity since March 2020.

Hillen began his career with Illinois American Water in 1983 as a staff engineer. During his career with the company, he has held various roles in Engineering and Operations, including Network Operations Manager in the Peoria District, Distribution Manager in the Champaign County District, and Senior Operations Superintendent in the Chicago Metro District.

Hillen holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois.

About Illinois American Water - Illinois American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 1.3 million people. American Water also operates a customer service center in Alton and a quality control and research laboratory in Belleville. With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to 15 million people in 46 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.


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