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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

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Electric Utilities
    Full Time Employees:26,369

    Business Summary 

    The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a public electric utility company. It 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. The company also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects. As of December 31, 2014, it operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 33 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 9 solar facilities, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas 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. The Southern 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, 2015 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 2.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Thomas A. Fanning , 58
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    Mr. Art P. Beattie , 60
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Ms. Kimberly Scheibe Greene , 48
    Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. W. Paul Bowers , 58
    Chairman of Georgia Power Company, Chief Exec. Officer of Georgia Power and Pres of Georgia Power
    Mr. Stephen E. Kuczynski , 52
    Chairman of Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Chief Exec. Officer of Southern Nuclear Operating Company and Pres of Southern Nuclear Operating Company
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 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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