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Christopher C. Womack has served as a Non-Executive Director of Invesco since 2021. He is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee, and Compensation Committee.
Mr. Womack is the president and CEO of Southern Company. Prior to being named to his current role in 2023, he served as the chairman, president and CEO of Georgia Power Company, a subsidiary of Southern Company, from 2021 to 2023 and served as executive vice president and president of external affairs for Southern Company where he led overall external positioning and branding efforts and oversaw the company’s governmental and regulatory affairs prior to 2021. Mr. Womack joined Southern Company in 1988 and has held several leadership positions within Southern Company and its subsidiaries.
He has served as executive vice president of external affairs at Georgia Power Company and senior vice president and senior production officer of Southern Company Generation, where he was responsible for coal, gas, and hydro generation for Georgia Power Company and Savannah Electric. He also served as senior vice president of human resources and chief people officer at The Southern Company, as well as senior vice president of public relations and corporate services at Alabama Power Company.
Prior to joining The Southern Company, Mr. Womack worked for the US House of Representatives for then-Congressman Leon E. Panetta. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University and a master’s degree from The American University.
In addition to his extensive leadership experience at The Southern Company, Mr. Womack is co-chair of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Customer Solutions Policy Committee and a member of the Executive Board of the Georgia Ports Authority. He is past chair of the Board of the East Lake Foundation and is on the national Board of The First Tee.
Public company board experience
Mr. Womack is a member of the Board of Directors of Southern Company.