Southwest Water Company, a provider of services to over two million people in ten U.S. states, has announced the appointment of David Stanton as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development – a newly-created position.
Stanton, who has a B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University, most recently served as executive vice president of Earth Tech, a division of Tyco International, Inc. and an international environmental water and wastewater services provider. Before that he held senior management positions with a number of companies in the water and wastewater industry.
Southwest Water’s growth strategy includes acquiring water and wastewater utilities and adding high margin service contracts, and Stanton will assist with the company’s aims of expanding its business and executing its growth plans.