Paul Bowers was named chairman, president and chief executive officer of Georgia Power, effective Dec. 31, 2010. The company is the largest subsidiary of Southern Company, one of the nation’s leading energy providers.
Bowers joined the Southern Company system at Gulf Power in 1979 and has held executive leadership positions at multiple subsidiaries. Prior to his current position, he was chief financial officer of Southern Company, where he was rated by Institutional Investors magazine as one of the industry’s Top Three CFOs in America. In 1998, Bowers was elected president and CEO of South Western Electricity plc, Southern Company’s former U.K. subsidiary. From 2001 to 2008, he served as president of Southern Company Generation, where he was responsible for the company’s overall operational activities. He also served as CEO of Southern Power.
Bowers serves on the boards of Nuclear Electric Insurance Ltd., AFLAC, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, the Georgia Historical Society, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. He is the 2016 chair of the
Atlanta Committee for Progress and chair of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation, as well as a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Energy Policy Council.
In addition, Bowers was honored for his professional achievements and his commitment to the well-being of the citizens of Georgia with the 2015 American Jewish Committee’s National Human Relations Award and induction into the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame in 2016.
A Pensacola, Fla., native, Bowers holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of West Florida and a master’s degree in management from Troy University. He is also a Harvard Business School Advanced Management graduate.
The Kiwanis Club of Atlanta is proud to sponsor the STAR students and teachers for the Region 3A City of Atlanta schools. This year's luncheon will showcase the city's brightest students and their STAR teacher at the February 14th luncheon.
SMILE! Need to add or update your photo in the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta directory? Julius Lee will be taking photos before and after all the luncheon meetings in February! So put on your best smile and your gorgeous mug will be on view for all the members to see!
Just in case you missed the last couple Member Spotlights at the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta luncheon meeting, we have listed the last few below. The next time you need someone with their expertise, please, "Do Business with a Kiwanian!"