2017 DiversityInc Top 50 Announcement Event

No. 46 | Southern Company | DiversityInc Top 50

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WHY IT’S ON THE LIST

Southern Company makes its debut on the list for its equitable practices in developing employees. Its commitment extends from Thomas Fanning, chairman, president and chief executive officer, through the entire company. Southern Company also ranks No. 1 in DiversityInc’s new Top Companies for Opportunity list.

KEY RESULTS

• Blacks, Asians and Latinos in Senior Management: 7.3% higher than U.S. companies overall

• Women in Senior Management: 34.3% higher than U.S. companies overall

DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP

Thomas A. Fanning

Chairman, President and CEO

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Nancy Sykes

EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

COMPANY FACTS

SO (NYSE)

U.S. HEADQUARTERS: Atlanta, Ga.

GLOBAL EMPLOYEES: 26,456

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