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Aflac Recognized Among Top-Five Best Companies for Latinas

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Aflac Recognized Among Top-Five Best Companies for Latinas16:10 EDT Tuesday, August 30, 2011Company Appears on LATINA Style's Annual Top 50 List for 12th TimeCOLUMBUS, Ga., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the number one provider of supplemental insurance in the United States, announced today that LATINA Style has named Aflac among the top five on its 2011 list of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas. This is the 12th time Aflac has appeared on the prestigious list, and represents a significant leap from last year. "Being recognized by LATINA Style as one of the top-five companies for Latinas illustrates our commitment to creating a workforce that's as diverse as our marketplace. We are extremely pleased to be honored for the 12th time by LATINA Style for ensuring that females of Hispanic origin have an opportunity to develop and excel at Aflac, and they certainly are contributing to Aflac's success," Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos said. In 2011, Aflac launched its first-ever Direct Response Television (DRTV) campaign targeted to Hispanics, emphasizing the work, life and family balance that can be achieved through a career as an Aflac independent agent. The campaign features Aflac agents sharing their experiences, opportunities for success, growth, training, and how they've achieved balance between work, life, and family.  The list of 50 Best Companies for Latinas is distributed to all major Hispanic professional and civic organizations across the country, to Hispanic conferences, to national women's organizations, to over 2,000 colleges and universities, to members of Congress, to the White House and members of the Cabinet. ABOUT AFLAC When a policyholder gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For more than 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 life insurance company in terms of individual 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 included Aflac on its list of Most Admired Companies for the 10th time in 2011. 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.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100423/CL92305LOGO )Media Contacts:Analyst and Investor Contact:Laura KaneRobin Y. WilkeyAflac IncorporatedAflac Incorporated706.596.3493800.235.2667;  Fax:  706.324.6330lkane@aflac.comrwilkey@aflac.comJon A. SullivanAflac Incorporated706.763.4813jsullivan@aflac.comSOURCE Aflac