Stephen Kuczynski Biography and Net Worth

CEO of Southern

Stephen Kuczynski is the president, chairman and CEO of Southern Nuclear Operating Company Inc., a subsidiary of Southern Company. 

Kuczynski joined Southern Nuclear in 2011, overseeing all operations of the company’s six nuclear reactors. Additionally, he is responsible for new nuclear development initiatives, including the construction of new nuclear plants. 

With over 33 years of experience in the industry, Kuczynski has held a variety of leadership roles in other nuclear companies. Prior to signing on with Southern Nuclear, Kuczynski worked as the senior vice president of operations for Exelon Nuclear’s operating facilities in Illinois and the company’s 11 nuclear reactors. He also served as Exelon’s senior vice president of operations support, where he was responsible for training, emergency preparedness, outage services, chemistry, security, maintenance, and work control for the Exelon Nuclear fleet. 

Kuczynski currently serves as a board member for the Terrestrial Power Industry Advisory Board and X-Energy, a fuel design and nuclear reactor engineering services company. He was awarded the special achievement award from the U.S. Nuclear Infrastructure Council and also received a Presidential Citation from the American Nuclear Society. 

Kuczynshi earned his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering technology from the Milwaukee School of Engineering and graduated from the Harvard Advanced Management Program. He holds a senior reactor operator license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.  

What is Stephen E. Kuczynski's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Stephen E. Kuczynski is at least $7.88 million as of October 10th, 2022. Mr. Kuczynski owns 115,284 shares of Southern stock worth more than $7,880,814 as of December 9th. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Kuczynski may own. Additionally, Mr. Kuczynski receives an annual salary of $2,170,000.00 as CEO at Southern. Learn More about Stephen E. Kuczynski's net worth.

How old is Stephen E. Kuczynski?

Mr. Kuczynski is currently 60 years old. There are 7 older executives and no younger executives at Southern. The oldest executive at Southern is Mr. Thomas A. Fanning, Chairman, Pres & CEO, who is 65 years old. Learn More on Stephen E. Kuczynski's age.

What is Stephen E. Kuczynski's salary?

As the CEO of The Southern Company, Mr. Kuczynski earned a total compensation package of $4,792,126.00 in 2021. Mr. Kuczynski earned a salary of $835,568.00, stock awards of $2,234,864.00, non-equity compensation of $1,050,591.00, and other compensation of $283,929.00.There are 2 executives that earn more than Mr. Kuczynski. The highest earning executive at Southern is Mr. Thomas A. Fanning, Chairman, Pres & CEO, who commands a salary of $4,650,000.00 per year. Learn More on Stephen E. Kuczynski's salary.

How do I contact Stephen E. Kuczynski?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Kuczynski and other Southern executives is 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard N.W., Atlanta GA, 30308. Southern can also be reached via phone at (404) 506-5000 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Stephen E. Kuczynski's contact information.

Has Stephen E. Kuczynski been buying or selling shares of Southern?

During the last ninety days, Stephen E. Kuczynski has sold $935,540.00 of Southern stock. Most recently, Stephen E. Kuczynski sold 14,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, October 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.52, for a transaction totalling $935,540.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 115,284 shares of the company's stock, valued at $7,438,123.68. Learn More on Stephen E. Kuczynski's trading history.

Who are Southern's active insiders?

Southern's insider roster includes Bryan Anderson (EVP), Art Beattie (Insider), William Bowers (CEO), Stan Connally (CFO), Mark Crosswhite (CEO), Christopher Cummiskey (EVP), Ann Daiss (Insider), Martin Davis (EVP), Thomas Fanning (CEO), David Grain (Director), Kimberly Greene (CEO), James Kerr, II (EVP), Stephen Kuczynski (CEO), Mark Lantrip (Insider), Ernest Moniz (Director), Daniel Tucker (CFO), Anthony Wilson (CEO), and Christopher Womack (Insider). Learn More on Southern's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Southern?

In the last year, insiders at the utilities provider sold shares 25 times. They sold a total of 506,651 shares worth more than $36,148,258.50. The most recent insider tranaction occured on December, 7th when EVP Martin Bernard Davis sold 1,475 shares worth more than $100,816.25. Insiders at Southern own 0.4 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Southern.

Information on this page was last updated on 12/7/2022.

Stephen E. Kuczynski Insider Trading History at Southern

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
10/10/2022Sell14,500$64.52$935,540.00115,284View SEC Filing Icon  
9/8/2022Sell14,500$79.47$1,152,315.00115,284View SEC Filing Icon  
7/5/2022Sell14,500$72.92$1,057,340.00115,284View SEC Filing Icon  
6/10/2022Sell14,500$72.08$1,045,160.00115,284View SEC Filing Icon  
5/10/2022Sell14,500$74.58$1,081,410.00115,284View SEC Filing Icon  
4/8/2022Sell14,500$75.97$1,101,565.00115,284View SEC Filing Icon  
3/21/2022Sell14,500$68.29$990,205.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/10/2022Sell2,500$67.80$169,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/10/2022Sell2,500$68.59$171,475.00View SEC Filing Icon  
12/10/2021Sell2,500$64.89$162,225.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/10/2021Sell2,500$63.05$157,625.00View SEC Filing Icon  
10/8/2021Sell2,500$62.65$156,625.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/10/2021Sell2,500$67.04$167,600.0089,151View SEC Filing Icon  
6/1/2021Sell2,500$64.13$160,325.0091,651View SEC Filing Icon  
5/10/2021Sell2,500$66.45$166,125.0094,151View SEC Filing Icon  
4/9/2021Sell2,500$62.97$157,425.0096,651View SEC Filing Icon  
3/10/2021Sell2,500$59.41$148,525.0099,151View SEC Filing Icon  
2/10/2021Sell2,500$61.00$152,500.0066,127View SEC Filing Icon  
1/11/2021Sell2,500$61.19$152,975.0066,994View SEC Filing Icon  
12/10/2020Sell2,500$60.93$152,325.0064,496View SEC Filing Icon  
10/2/2020Sell2,500$55.00$137,500.0071,996View SEC Filing Icon  
7/21/2020Sell2,500$55.00$137,500.0076,996View SEC Filing Icon  
6/10/2020Sell2,500$59.26$148,150.0079,496View SEC Filing Icon  
5/4/2020Sell2,000$54.47$108,940.0083,996View SEC Filing Icon  
4/3/2020Sell2,000$51.59$103,180.0084,396View SEC Filing Icon  
1/3/2020Sell2,000$62.53$125,060.0066,564View SEC Filing Icon  
12/3/2019Sell2,000$62.08$124,160.0063,772View SEC Filing Icon  
11/4/2019Sell2,000$62.22$124,440.0065,772View SEC Filing Icon  
10/7/2019Sell123,533$61.87$7,642,986.71191,305View SEC Filing Icon  
9/3/2019Sell2,000$58.28$116,560.0069,772View SEC Filing Icon  
8/5/2019Sell2,000$57.51$115,020.0071,772View SEC Filing Icon  
7/3/2019Sell2,000$56.00$112,000.0073,772View SEC Filing Icon  
6/3/2019Sell2,000$53.50$107,000.0075,772View SEC Filing Icon  
4/4/2019Sell7,000$51.68$361,760.0077,772View SEC Filing Icon  
5/4/2016Sell62,729$51.43$3,226,152.4781,184View SEC Filing Icon  
5/2/2016Sell75,000$50.45$3,783,750.0093,455View SEC Filing Icon  
4/29/2016Sell182,225$49.77$9,069,338.25200,680View SEC Filing Icon  
2/6/2015Sell150,000$48.02$7,203,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Southern Company Overview

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The Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. It operates through Gas Distribution Operations, Gas Pipeline Investments, Wholesale Gas Services, and Gas Marketing Services segments. The company also develops, constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy projects and sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas pipeline investments operations. In addition, it owns and/or operates 30 hydroelectric generating stations, 24 fossil fuel generating stations, three nuclear generating stations, 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 45 solar facilities, 15 wind facilities, one fuel cell facility, and four battery storage facility; and constructs, operates, and maintains 76,289 miles of natural gas pipelines and 14 storage facilities with total capacity of 157 Bcf to provide natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company serves approximately 8.7 million electric and gas utility customers. Further, the company offers digital wireless communications and fiber optics services. The Southern Company was incorporated in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
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