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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

Index Membership:N/A
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 Nov 1, 2014 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 1.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Thomas A. Fanning , 57
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
Mr. Art P. Beattie , 59
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Ms. Kimberly Scheibe Greene , 47
Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. W. Paul Bowers , 57
Exec. VP, Chief Exec. Officer of Georgia Power, Pres of Georgia Power and Director of Georgia Power
Ms. Ann P. Daiss , 46
Chief Accounting Officer and Comptroller
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.
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