Former Alabama Power exec named CEO of Georgia Power

Chris Womack, who previously held an executive role at Alabama Power Co. will become chairman and CEO of Georgia Power on June 1.

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.



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