United Water announced that Edward Imparato, senior vice president and chief financial officer, was selected by NJBIZ to receive the 2010 CFO of the Year Award.
The publication’s awards program annually celebrates New Jersey’s financial executives who contribute to the success of New Jersey’s economic growth and stability. Imparato was recognized in the “Private Company with Revenues over $100 Million” category at a breakfast ceremony held in Somerset.
In his capacity, Imparato is responsible for all of United Water’s financial functions including accounting, treasury, corporate finance, financial planning and procurement. In addition, he oversees United Water’s information technology team.
“Ed is an outstanding executive and his extraordinary performance as CFO has earned him respect and recognition,” said Bertrand Camus, CEO of United Water. “I congratulate him in receiving this award for talent, leadership and dedication within our organization and within the water industry. In addition, I’d like to recognize his commitment to community service and corporate social responsibility.”
Imparato joined United Water, a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, in 1987 and advanced to positions of increasing responsibility including manager of corporate accounting, director of financial planning, corporate controller, treasurer, and vice president and general manager of United Water’s regulated operations in the New York Division.
As an active executive in the water industry, Imparato serves as chairman of the board of directors of the National Association of Water Companies – New York chapter. In addition, he serves on the finance committee of the National Association of Water Companies.
Imparato also has a commitment to higher education. He is on the board of trustees of Dominican College where he serves as chairman of the fiscal committee and as a member of the audit committee. In addition, Imparato is a member of the accounting advisory committee for Bergen Community College and serves as a member of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges.
He holds an M.B.A. in finance from Iona College and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the City University of New York (CUNY) with a B.S. in accounting. Imparato holds an A.A.S. in computer science from CUNY. In addition, he is a Certified Management Accountant and a member of the Institute of Management Accountants.
About United Water
United Water is one of the nation’s leading environmental companies, providing water and wastewater services to approximately 7 million people in the United States. In addition to owning and operating 20 water utilities, the company operates more than 220 municipal and industrial water and wastewater systems through innovative public-private partnerships and contract agreements. United Water’s affiliate, Utility Service Company, is the nation’s leading provider of long-term asset management contracts for water storage facilities with municipal and industrial clients. Founded in 1869, United Water is a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT.
About SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT
Natural resources are not infinite. Each day, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT (Paris: SEV, Brussels: SEVB) and its subsidiaries deal with the challenge to protect resources by providing innovative solutions to industries and to millions of people. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT supplies drinking water to 90 million people, provides wastewater treatment services for 58 million people and collects the waste produced by 46 million people. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT has 65,900 employees and, with its presence on a global scale, is the world’s leader exclusively dedicated to environmental services. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, a 35.4% GDF SUEZ affiliate, reported sales turnover of 12.3 billion Euros ($17.6 billion USD) at the end of financial year 2009.