Raymond named Ala. Power CFO


The Alabama Power board of directors has elected Phil Raymond as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer effective Aug. 13.

The position had been previously held by Art Beattie, who has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer for Southern Company.

Raymond has more than 28 years experience in the utility industry and was most recently the chief financial officer for Gulf Power in Pensacola, Fla.

He joined Southern Co. in 1991 and has worked in financial management positions with Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power and Southern Company Services.  Raymond’s previous service to Alabama Power was as vice president and comptroller.