PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Carrier Global Corporation, a global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable, and intelligent building and cold chain solutions, announced that Susan N. Story, former president and chief executive officer of American Water Works Company Inc., has been elected to Carrier's Board of Directors, effective Jan. 15, 2023. She will serve on the Board's audit and compensation committees.

"Susan is a highly accomplished and successful business leader with significant expertise in finance, operations, cybersecurity, sustainability, and strategy," said David Gitlin, Carrier chairman and CEO. "Her extensive senior leadership experience and deep knowledge of the energy industry and sustainability matters make her an outstanding addition as we continue to drive our ESG initiatives and sustainability growth strategy. We could not be more pleased to welcome Susan to Carrier's Board."

Story served as the president and chief executive officer and a director of American Water from 2014 until 2020, having previously served as its senior vice president and chief financial officer and in senior executive roles at Southern Company and Gulf Power Company. She currently serves as the lead independent director of Raymond James Financial Inc., serving on the corporate governance and ESG committee and capital planning committee, as well as a director on the Boards of Dominion Energy Inc., where she serves on the nominating and governance committee and the finance and risk oversight committee, and Newmont Corporation, where she serves on the audit committee.