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Christopher C. Womack has served as a Non-Executive Director of Invesco since October 2021. He is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee, and Compensation Committee.
He is the chairman, president and CEO of Georgia Power Company, a subsidiary of The Southern Company, one of the nation’s leading energy providers. Prior to being named to his current role in 2021, he served as executive vice president and president of external affairs for The Southern Company where he led overall external positioning and branding efforts. Mr. Womack joined The Southern Company in 1988 and has held several leadership positions within The 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. Mr. Womack is currently pursuing his doctorate degree in political science at Clark Atlanta University.
In addition to his extensive leadership experience at The Southern Company, he currently chairs the Board of the East Lake Foundation, is on the national Board of The First Tee and is the chair of the Board for the Alliance to Save Energy. He has chaired the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau Board and the Atlanta Sports Council. Mr. Womack also serves on the Georgia Ports Authority Board.
Public company board experience
Mr. Womack is a member of the Board of Directors of Essential Utilities, Inc. (corporate governance committee and risk mitigation and investment policy committee).