William Paul Bowers

Chief Executive Officer at Georgia Power Co.

William Paul Bowers

William Paul Bowers

Chief Executive Officer at Georgia Power Co.

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Georgia Power Co.
South Western Electricity Plc
Southern Power Co.

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Curator at Georgia Historical Society

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Chief Executive Officer at Southern Power Co.

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Philanthropic Services Executive at Community Foundation of Broward

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Former President, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at The Southern Company

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Future Chief Executive Officer at Georgia Power Co. (Effective 04/2021)

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Synovus Financial Corp.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Cousins Properties, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board of Southern Company Gas at The Southern Company

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William Paul Bowers
Chief Executive Officer at Georgia Power Co.
Advanced Management Program
Class of 1993

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Bachelor of Science

Founded in 1963, the University of West Florida is a vibrant, distinctive institute of higher learning with undergraduate, graduate and targeted research programs. With multiple locations in Northwest Florida, the University serves a student population of more than 12,000. Dedicated to helping students realize their full potential, UWF favors small class sizes with quality teacher-scholars who deliver personalized, hands-on learning and leadership opportunities. The University offers a dynamic learning environment that inspires innovation, creativity and collaboration and is focused on student success.

Graduate Degree

Troy University is a comprehensive public university that is located in Troy, Alabama, United States.

Career History
Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer of Georgia Power
2001 - 2011

Southern Company is an American gas and electric utility holding company based in the southern United States. It is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with executive offices also located in Birmingham, Alabama. The company is currently the second largest utility company in the U.S. in terms of customer base. Through its subsidiaries it serves 9 million gas and electric utility customers in 6 states. Southern Company's regulated regional electric utilities serve a 120,000-square-mile (310,000 km2) territory with 27,000 miles (43,000 km) of distribution lines.

Executive Vice President
2001 - 2008

Southern Company Services, Inc., a subsidiary of The Southern Co., is an American company located in Atlanta, GA. The firm engages in power distribution services.

Chief Executive Officer
1990 - 2021

Georgia Power Co. is engaged in generation, transmission, distribution, and purchase of electricity. It maintains a diverse generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, and renewable such as solar, hydroelectric, and wind. The company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Boards & Committees
2019 - Current

Part of Brand Industrial Services, Inc., Brand Industrial Holdings, Inc. is a company headquartered in the United States. The firm operates as a holding company.

Financial Expert
2013 - Current

Aflac, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision financial protection services. It operates through the Aflac Japan and Aflac United States (U.S.) segments. The Aflac Japan segment offers life insurance, death benefits, and cash surrender values. The Aflac U.S. segment sells voluntary supplemental insurance products for people who already have major medical or primary insurance coverage. The company was founded by John Amos, Daniel Paul Amos, and William Amos on November 17, 1955 and is headquartered in Columbus, GA.

Chairman, Board of Directors
2009 - Current

Nuclear Electric Insurance Ltd. provides nuclear facilities and other risks insurance services. The firm insures electric utilities for damages to insured sites, decontamination expenses incurred at such sites arising from nuclear contamination, other risks of direct physical loss at such sites, premature decommissioning costs, and the costs associated with certain long-term interruptions of electricity supply. The company was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in, Wilmington, DE.

2020 - Current

Nuclear Energy Institute provides policy-making process for the nuclear energy and technology industries. It participates in both the national and global policy-making process. Nuclear Energy Institute was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Board Member

Georgia Chamber of Commerce is the Georgia's largest business advocacy organization. It focus is on keeping, growing and creating new jobs in Georgia state. It have an aggressive, proactive approach to state policy issues, and we transcend regional boundaries to create a state-wide network of business leaders working to help Georgia's economy thrive.

Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
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Lieutenant Governor at Georgia Office of the Lieutenant Governor Under Nathan Deal


Former Attorney General at Georgia Office of the Attorney General


Former Governor of Georgia

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Awards & Honors
Treasury & Risk Magazine - 100 Most Influential People in Finance
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