|Mr. Thomas A. Fanning||Chairman, Pres & CEO||3.1M||N/A||1957|
|Mr. Andrew William Evans||Exec. VP & CFO||2.08M||N/A||1967|
|Mr. William Paul Bowers||Exec. VP||1.77M||N/A||1956|
|Mr. Mark A. Crosswhite||Exec. VP||2.07M||N/A||1962|
|Mr. Stephen E. Kuczynski||Chairman of Southern Nuclear Operating Co., CEO & Pres of Southern Nuclear Operating Co.||1.63M||N/A||1962|
The Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. It operates in four segments: Gas Distribution Operations, Gas Pipeline Investments, Wholesale Gas Services, and Gas Marketing Services. 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, and Tennessee, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas pipeline investments operations. It owns and/or operates 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 26 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 40 solar facilities, 9 wind facilities, and 1 biomass facility; and constructs, operates, and maintains 75,200 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 serves approximately 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.
The Southern Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2019 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 3.