Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Georgia Power Co.

Mr. Bowers is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Georgia Power Company, the largest subsidiary of Southern Company.  Prior to assuming his current role in January 2011, Mr. Bowers served as Chief Financial Officer of Southern Company from January 2008 to August 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 also currently serves on the board of Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited and is a member of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank energy advisory board. He is a graduate of the University of West Florida and also holds a master's degree in management from Troy University. In addition, he completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Mr. Bowers brings to the Board a valuable and unique perspective from his considerable financial knowledge as a former chief financial officer and national and international business experience in a highly regulated industry.

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