Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Southern Company Gas
Andrew W. Evans was named president of Southern Company Gas (formerly AGL Resources), the largest distributor of natural gas in America in May 2015 and chief executive officer in January 2016. He serves as chairman of the Southern Company Gas Board of Directors and is a member of Southern Company's Management Council.
Evans joined Southern Company Gas in May 2002, and has held several positions of leadership, including president, chief operating officer, and chief financial officer and treasurer.
Evans came to Southern Company Gas from Mirant Corporation (formerly Southern Energy Inc.), where he served in various finance and business development roles over a nine-year period. Prior to Mirant, Evans was employed by National Economic Research Associates and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
He serves on the board of the American Gas Association (past finance chair). He also serves on the boards of Zoo Atlanta (chairman); Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation (audit chairman); Grady Health Foundation (past chairman); the Atlanta Committee for Progress; and the Georgia Council on Economic Education.
Evans is a graduate of Emory University and the Booth/Kellogg program, CEO Perspectives. He lives in Atlanta with his wife, Faye.
About Southern Company Gas
Southern Company Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.5 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in seven states and more than 1 million retail customers through its companies that market natural gas and related home services. Other nonutility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. For more information, visit Southern Company Gas at southerncompanygas.com.