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Southern Company appoints Larry S. Monroe as SVP

Staff writer | Atlanta, Ga., USA | February 26, 2014
Larry S. MonroeFebruary 26, 2014, Atlanta, Ga., USA - Southern Company, an energy company, announced that Larry S. Monroe has been named environmental affairs senior vice president and chief environmental officer, effective March 1, 2014.
Mr. Monroe currently serves as environmental affairs general manager of subsidiary Georgia Power. He joined Southern Company in 1998 as a principal engineer in the research and environmental affairs organization.

He has served as manager of the emissions control research group and senior research consultant, and has conducted research into coal technologies for the utility industry at Southern Research Institute and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Laboratory.

Mr. Monroe earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Auburn University and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has held leadership roles in industry groups including the Utility Air Regulatory Group, the Electric Power Research Institute and the Coal Utilization Research Council.