W. Paul Bowers: 2018 Georgia Trustee

W. Paul Bowers

Paul Bowers is chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Georgia Power, the largest subsidiary of Southern Company. Prior to assuming his current role in 2011, Mr. Bowers served as chief financial officer of Southern Company from 2008 to 2010. Previously, he served in various senior executive leadership positions across Southern Company in Southern Company Generation, Southern Power and the company’s former U.K. subsidiary, where he was president and chief executive officer of South Western Electricity LLC/Western Power Distribution.

Mr. Bowers was the 2016 chair of the Atlanta Committee for Progress, a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Energy Policy Council, the current chair of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation and serves on the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as well as multiple other boards throughout the state.

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