Southern Co. Chairman, President and CEO Thomas Fanning announced that Kimberly S. Greene has been elected president and CEO of Southern Co. Services Inc. She also will have a seat on the company's management council. Greene will succeed Susan N. Story, who is retiring from Southern Co. to become chief financial officer of New Jersey-based American Water. The announced changes will take effect April 1.
Greene is currently executive vice president and chief generation officer of TVA. Previously, Greene served as TVA's chief financial officer, executive vice president of financial services and chief risk officer. She also was group president for strategy and external relations at TVA.
Prior to joining TVA in 2007, Greene was senior vice president of finance and treasurer at Southern Co., where she began her career.
"Kim is one of us," Fanning said. "We are so fortunate to have her returning to Southern Company. She has demonstrated excellence in nearly every facet of our industry, and our customers and the employees who serve them will benefit from her wide range of expertise."
Greene earned a bachelor's degree in engineering science and mechanics from the University of Tennessee. She earned a master's degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Alabama. She also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.