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The Southern Company (SO)

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
66.51-0.74 (-1.10%)
As of 01:08PM EST. Market open.

The Southern Company

30 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
United States
404 506 5000

IndustryUtilities - Regulated Electric
Full Time Employees27,819

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Christopher C. WomackCEO, President & Chairman2.25MN/A1958
Mr. Daniel S. TuckerExecutive VP & CFO1.69MN/A1970
Mr. Stephen E. KuczynskiChairman & CEO of Southern Nuclear2.3M3.69M1962
Mr. David P. PorochComptroller & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Martin Bernard DavisChief Information Officer & Executive VPN/AN/A1964
Mr. Scott GammillVP of Investor Relations & TreasurerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Sterling A. Spainhour Jr.EVP & Chief Legal OfficerN/AN/A1970
Ms. Sloane N. DrakeExecutive VP & Chief Human Resources OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Stanley W. Connally Jr.Executive Vice PresidentN/AN/A1969
Mr. William C. GranthamExecutive Vice President of Commercial StrategyN/AN/A1970
Amounts are as of December 31, 2022 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.


The Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. The company also develops, constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy projects and sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee, as well as provides gas marketing services, gas distribution operations, and gas pipeline investments operations. In addition, it owns and operates nuclear, coal, hydro, cogeneration, solar, wind, battery storage, and fuel cell facilities. Further, the constructs, operates, and maintains approximately 77,900 miles of natural gas pipelines and 14 storage facilities with total capacity of 157 Bcf to provide natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company serves approximately 8.9 million electric and gas utility customers. Further, it develops distributed energy and resilience solutions; deploys microgrids for commercial, industrial, governmental, and utility customers; and offers digital wireless communications and fiber optics services. The Southern Company was incorporated in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Corporate Governance

The Southern Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of February 28, 2024 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.