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Georgia Power expands Board of Directors

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Georgia Power has reported the election of two directors to its Board of Directors, Shan Cooper, Chief Transformation Officer for WestRock Co., and Larry Gellerstedt III, President and CEO of Cousins Properties.

"From building military aircraft at Lockheed to successfully helping WestRock navigate and evolve in a changing industry, Shan's leadership experience is diverse and results-oriented," commented Paul Bowers, Chairman, President and CEO of Georgia Power. "Her proven ability to drive transformational initiatives, system improvements and growth strategies will be a tremendous asset to our board."

"Larry is a renowned Atlanta business leader and entrepreneur with unparalleled expertise in construction, development and project management," continued Bowers. "As we continue to build the largest and most complex construction project in the state at Plant Vogtle, Larry will bring fresh insight and a unique perspective to our board."

Shan Cooper has worked as Chief Transformation Officer for WestRock Co. since 2016. In this position, she has been responsible for developing infrastructure capabilities and system processes needed for business growth. She also leads the company's procurement, logistics, information technology and recycling operations. Prior to assuming this role, she served as vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.

Larry Gellerstedt III leads Cousins Properties as president and CEO. He previously served as the company's President and COO, overseeing Cousins' leasing and asset management efforts as well as its development initiatives.

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