Filed: 2 Nov 20, 1:43pm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)||October 27, 2020|
State of Incorporation,
Address and Telephone Number
|1-3526||The Southern Company||58-0690070|
(A Delaware Corporation)
30 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, N.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30308
The name and address of the registrant have not changed since the last report.
|☐||Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)|
|☐||Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)|
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Registrant||Title of each class||Trading|
|Name of each exchange|
on which registered
|The Southern Company||Common Stock, par value $5 per share||SO||New York Stock Exchange|
|The Southern Company||Series 2015A 6.25% Junior Subordinated Notes due 2075||SOJA||New York Stock Exchange|
|The Southern Company||Series 2016A 5.25% Junior Subordinated Notes due 2076||SOJB||New York Stock Exchange|
|The Southern Company||Series 2017B 5.25% Junior Subordinated Notes due 2077||SOJC||New York Stock Exchange|
|The Southern Company||2019 Series A Corporate Units||SOLN||New York Stock Exchange|
|The Southern Company||Series 2020A 4.95% Junior Subordinated Notes due 2080||SOJD||New York Stock Exchange|
|The Southern Company||Series 2020C 4.20% Junior Subordinated Notes||SOJE||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company ☐
|Item 5.02.||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On October 27, 2020, W. Paul Bowers, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Georgia Power Company (“Georgia Power”), notified Georgia Power of his intention to retire. The effective date of the retirement is expected to be in April 2021.
|Date: November 2, 2020||THE SOUTHERN COMPANY|
|By||/s/Melissa K. Caen|
|Melissa K. Caen|