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New CEO of Colorado Springs Utilities sworn in

Posted at 10:48 AM, Oct 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-02 12:48:15-04

COLORADO SPRINGS – A new Cheif Executive Officer of Colorado Springs Utilities was formally sworn in by Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers on Tuesday morning.

Aram Benyamin, says he’s honored for the opportunity to lead Colorado Springs Utilities and be part of the future growth and prosperity of our great city.” 61-year old Benyamin, has worked for the community-owned utility since 2015.

His employee agreement was approved by the Utilities Board in an open session and his salary is $480,000 dollars per year.

The former CEO retired after 12-years. Close to 130 candidates from across the U.S. applied for the position. The CEO position was offered Sept. 17, 2018, to Benyamin, general manager of the Utilities’ Energy Supply Department, after a unanimous vote by the Utilities Board.

To read the resolution appointing Benyamin as the new CEO or the oath of office, click here. To read Benyamin’s biography and get more information, visit