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The Southern Company (SO)

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The Southern Company

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

IndustryUtilities—Regulated Electric
Full Time Employees27,027

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Thomas A. FanningChairman, Pres & CEO4.65MN/A1957
Mr. Daniel S. TuckerExec. VP & CFO1.23MN/A1970
Mr. Christopher C. WomackChairman, Pres & CEO of Georgia Power2.12M1.03M1958
Mr. Mark A. CrosswhiteChairman, Pres & CEO of Alabama Power2.21MN/A1962
Mr. Stephen E. KuczynskiChairman, Pres & CEO of Southern Nuclear2.17MN/A1962
Mr. Stanley W. Connally Jr.Exec. VP of OperationsN/AN/A1969
Ms. Ann P. DaissChief Accounting Officer & ComptrollerN/AN/A1968
Mr. Martin Bernard DavisChief Information Officer & Exec. VPN/AN/A1964
Mr. Scott GammillDirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. James Y. Kerr IIExec. VP, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer & Chief of staffN/AN/A1964
Amounts are as of December 31, 2021 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. It operates through Gas Distribution Operations, Gas Pipeline Investments, Wholesale Gas Services, and Gas Marketing Services segments. 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, wholesale gas services, and gas pipeline investments operations. In addition, it owns and/or operates 30 hydroelectric generating stations, 24 fossil fuel generating stations, three nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 45 solar facilities, 15 wind facilities, one fuel cell facility, and four battery storage facility; and constructs, operates, and maintains 76,289 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 8.7 million electric and gas utility customers. Further, the company 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 September 1, 2022 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 2.

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.