David M. Ratcliffe
Retired Chairman and CEO
Now retired, David Ratcliffe served as chairman, president and CEO of Southern Company, one of America’s largest producers of electricity. He began the position in 2004.
Previously, he was CEO of Georgia Power for five years. Georgia Power is Southern Company’s largest subsidiary, with more than 2 million customers.
He also served as president and CEO of Mississippi Power, another Southern Company subsidiary.
Ratcliffe joined Georgia Power as a biologist in 1971.