SO - The Southern Company

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The Southern Company

30 Ivan Allen Jr Boulevard NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
United States
404-506-5000
http://www.southerncompany.com

SectorUtilities
IndustryUtilities - Regulated Electric
Full Time Employees31,344

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Thomas A. FanningChairman, Pres & CEO4.13MN/A1957
Mr. Andrew William EvansExec. VP & CFO1.1MN/A1967
Mr. William Paul BowersExec. VP2.02MN/A1956
Mr. Mark A. CrosswhiteExec. VP1.66M2.65M1962
Mr. Arthur P. BeattieConsultant1.82M4.37M1954
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.

Description

The Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. The company also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy facilities and sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee, and Maryland, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas midstream operations. It owns and/or operates 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 29 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 15 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 35 solar facilities, 8 wind facilities, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas facility; and constructs, operates, and maintains 82,000 miles of natural gas pipelines and 14 storage facilities with total capacity of 158 Bcf to provide natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company has 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers. It also provides products and services in the areas of distributed generation infrastructure, energy efficiency, and utility infrastructure. In addition, the company offers digital wireless communications services with various communication options, including push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data. The Southern Company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Corporate Governance

The Southern Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2018 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 4.

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.