SJW Group Announces Stephanie Orosco Promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer
SJW Group (NYSE: SJW) announced today that Stephanie Orosco has been promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer of SJW Group. Orosco most recently served as the vice president of human resources (HR) at San Jose Water, a subsidiary of the company in California.
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Stephanie Orosco (Photo: Business Wire)
In this new role, Orosco will be responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization — specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development, and compensation. She will coordinate with the human resource teams at the respective subsidiaries to deliver HR programs and services that best serve employees, while considering regulatory and business needs for each state.
“Stephanie will now lead our Human Resource teams throughout the company. She is committed to serving our teams at the highest levels. She is a wonderful leader who cares deeply for our employees, our culture and core values,” stated SJW Group Chair and President Eric W. Thornburg.
Kristen Johnson, SJW Group SVP and Chief Administrative Officer, added, “Stephanie's venerable mix of human, technical and strategic abilities will empower both our Human Resources professionals and the Company to compete for and retain the best talent to serve our customers. I'm very proud of her accomplishments and am confident in her leadership of our strong Human Resources team.”
Orosco joined the company in 2008, and prior to her vice president role, she served as Director of HR at San Jose Water. Before joining the company, Orosco worked at Applied Materials and Cisco Systems. Orosco has a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration and management from Saint Mary’s College of California.
The promotion became effective on November 4, 2022.
About SJW Group
SJW Group is among the largest investor-owned pure-play water and wastewater utilities in the United States, providing life-sustaining and high-quality water service to about 1.5 million people. SJW Group’s locally led and operated water utilities - San Jose Water Company in California, The Connecticut Water Company in Connecticut, The Maine Water Company in Maine, and SJWTX, Inc. (dba Canyon Lake Water Service Company) in Texas - possess the financial strength, operational expertise, and technological innovation to safeguard the environment, deliver outstanding service to customers, and provide opportunities to employees. SJW Group remains focused on investing in its operations, remaining actively engaged in its local communities, and delivering continued sustainable value to its shareholders. For more information about SJW Group, please visit www.sjwgroup.com.