Kim Greene, a 1988 UT graduate in engineering science and mechanics, has been named the chairman, president, and CEO of Southern Company Gas.
She will transition to the new position from her current role as the company’s executive vice president and chief operating officer on June 1.
Greene joined the company in 1991, leaving for a five-year stint as an executive with TVA before returning in 2014.
Southern Company is America’s premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume, serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries.
Operations include nearly 200,000 miles of electric transmission and distribution lines and more than 80,000 miles of natural gas pipeline. Southern Company’s nuclear energy facilities generate more than 6,000 megawatts of electricity, and the addition of Vogtle nuclear units 3 and 4 will add about 2,200 megawatts.