CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – Corix Regulated Utilities Inc. today announced that Donald H. Denton has been appointed president, effective September 23, 2019, of its regulated water and wastewater utilities in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. As president, Denton will have responsibility for the operations of Carolina Water Service of North Carolina, Inc. (CWS), Blue Granite Water Company (Blue Granite), and Tennessee Water Service (TWS).
“Don’s extensive utility operations and leadership experience make him an excellent choice to lead CWS, Blue Granite and TWS into their next chapter of growth,” said Catherine Heigel, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Corix Regulated Utilities Inc.
Denton brings over 25 years of utility and construction management experience to the position. Since 2013, Don has been founder and chief executive of Denton built LLC, a Charlotte, NC-based construction company. Previously, Denton served as Vice President of Operations Management Consulting for DNV-KEMA consulting firm. While at DNV-KEMA, Denton led the turnaround of its North American grid modernization consultancy practice group. Prior to his employment with DNV-KEMA, Denton spent over 20 years with Duke Energy Corporation in Charlotte, NC. During his many years at Duke Energy, Denton held a variety of engineering, project management, policy, strategy and executive management roles. Denton earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Queens University.
Active in his community, Denton serves as Advancement Chairman of the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 11/111 and Chairman-select of the Southeast Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies.
About Corix Utilities
The Corix Group of Companies is a leading provider of sustainable water, wastewater, district energy solutions, electricity generation and gas distribution, serving small-to-medium-sized communities across Canada and the United States. Corix is privately held by the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI). For more information, please visit www.corix.com.
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