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Aflac is Hiring! Driving the Message With New Paint Scheme for No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Aflac is Hiring! Driving the Message With New Paint Scheme for No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion16:00 EDT Thursday, May 19, 2011Carl Edwards to Run with 'NOW Hiring' Design in Charlotte NASCAR RaceCOLUMBUS, Ga., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac (NYSE: AFL), the No. 1 provider of supplemental and guaranteed-renewable insurance in the United States, today announced its NOW Hiring paint scheme for the No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion to be driven by Carl Edwards in the All-Star Race in Charlotte, NC on May 21.The NOW Hiring design is part of a national recruitment campaign to attract potential Aflac agents. The 'Take Flight' campaign showcases reasons why a sales career with Aflac can be rewarding ? lucrative, while working for a company repeatedly recognized for being one of the most ethical and best places to work in America.Aflac has one of the largest and best equipped sales forces in the country, demonstrating every day how its insurance policies help provide a safety net to let policyholders focus on recovery, not financial stress."Aflac lets you balance work and family life while representing the leading provider of supplemental insurance," said Tom Giddens, senior vice president and director of Sales at Aflac. "You bring the passion and we'll set you up with best in class training and all the tools you'll need to succeed ? like Carl Edwards, you'll be in victory lane in no time."For more information about a sales career at Aflac call 800-292-9242 or visit www.JoinAflac.com and watch for the Now Hiring television commercial airing nationwide through June 2011.About AflacWhen a policyholder gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For 55 years, Aflac insurance policies have helped provide a safety net and given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. In the United States, Aflac is the number one provider of guaranteed-renewable insurance. In Japan, Aflac is the number one insurance company in terms of individual insurance policies in force. Aflac insurance products provide protection to more than 50 million people worldwide. For five consecutive years, Aflac has been recognized by Ethisphere magazine as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies and by Forbes magazine as one of America's Best-Managed Companies in the Insurance category. In 2011, Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the 13th consecutive year. Also, Fortune magazine has included Aflac on its list of Most Admired Companies 10 times. Aflac Incorporated is a Fortune 500 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFL. To find out more about Aflac, visit aflac.com or aflacenespanol.com.(Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110519/CL05440 )(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100423/CL92305LOGO )Media Contact:Jonathan FreedAflac706.243.8793jfreed@aflac.comSOURCE Aflac