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    Southern Company (SO)

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    Southern Company
    30 Ivan Allen Jr Boulevard NW
    Atlanta, GA 30308
    United States - Map
    Phone: 404-506-5000
    Website: http://www.southernco.com

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    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Utilities
    Industry:Electric Utilities
    Full Time Employees:26,300

    Business Summary 

    The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a public electric utility company. The company is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. It constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects. As of December 31, 2013, the company owned and/or operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 32 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 6 solar facilities, 1 landfill gas facility, and 1 biomass facility. The company also provides digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data; and wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers in the Southeast under the Southern Telecom name. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Southern Company’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Dec 1, 2014 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 2.
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    Key Executives 
     PayExercised
    Mr. Thomas A. Fanning , 57
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    2.42M0.00
    Mr. Art P. Beattie , 59
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    1.20M1.07M
    Ms. Kimberly Scheibe Greene , 47
    Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP
    1.44M0.00
    Mr. W. Paul Bowers , 57
    Exec. VP, Chief Exec. Officer of Georgia Power, Pres of Georgia Power and Director of Georgia Power
    1.30M0.00
    Ms. Ann P. Daiss , 46
    Chief Accounting Officer and Comptroller
    N/AN/A
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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