ATLANTA –The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) named Southern Company Director Ronee Hagen among their 2018 honorees.
The annual award recognizes leading corporate directors, corporate governance experts, policymakers and influencers who significantly impact boardroom practices and performance. These leaders serve as role models in promoting exemplary board leadership, oversight and courage in the boardroom.
Hagen joined Southern Company’s Board of Directors in 2008. She has chaired a number of committees including the Nominating, Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee and the Operations, Environmental and Safety Committee. She has also served as lead independent director. Hagen has over 35 years of executive experience in global operational management and commercial business leadership, including serving as the chief executive officer for Polymer Group, Inc. and Sappi Fine Paper North America.
“On behalf of Southern Company, it is my privilege to congratulate Ronee on this well-deserved recognition,” said Chairman, President and CEO Tom Fanning. “Ronee's vision, leadership and dedication in service to our stockholders, customers, employees and communities over the past ten years has been a source of inspiration to all of us.”