Chris Womack will become chairman and CEO of Georgia Power on June 1, the company announced Wednesday.
Paul Bowers, who has served as chairman, president and CEO of Southern Co.’s largest electric subsidiary for 11 years, will officially step down the same day.
Womack will be the first African American CEO of Georgia Power, which was founded in 1902. He has served as the company’s president since November 2020, shortly after the leadership transition was announced.
As president, Womack…