Southern Co. names new CIO

 Southern Co. names new CIO

Mark Lantrip, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Southern Company Services (NYSE: SO), announced that Martin B. Davis has been named executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO).

Prior to joining Southern Co., Davis served as head of enterprise technology services, executive vice president and chief technology officer for Wells Fargo. 

In his new role, Davis will oversee the development and implementation of cutting-edge technology solutions to improve customers' daily lives, specifically by utilizing the company's recently launched Energy Innovation Center.

Davis earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Winston-Salem State University, and is a graduate of the Young Executives Institute and the Wachovia Executive Leadership Program at University of North Carolina.

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