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Aflac Announces Retirement of W. Jeremy Jeffery, senior vice president, Fixed Income Investments

Monday, February 13, 2012

Aflac Announces Retirement of W. Jeremy Jeffery, senior vice president, Fixed Income Investments08:00 EST Monday, February 13, 2012COLUMBUS, Ga., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated today announced the retirement of Senior Vice President, Fixed Income Investments, W. Jeremy Jeffery.  Mr. Jeffery will continue to work on investment activities until his retirement date of June 30, 2012.Mr. Jeffery joined Aflac in 2005 as senior vice president and deputy chief investment officer. From January 2007 through October 2011, he served as chief investment officer. Prior to joining Aflac, Mr. Jeffery had a 23-year career with Morgan Stanley, where he focused on diverse fixed income strategies affecting a wide range of industries. Commenting on Mr. Jeffery's retirement, Aflac Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Daniel P. Amos said, "It has been a pleasure working with Jerry for the last six years. He was an important part of our investment management team, and he helped guide Aflac through the investment challenges of the recent financial crisis.  I appreciate his contributions and dedication to Aflac, and I wish Jerry and his family all the best in retirement and any future endeavors." ABOUT AFLACWhen 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 2012, Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the 14th 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 Kane  Robin Y. Wilkey                                 Aflac Incorporated  Aflac Incorporated706.596.3493 1.800.235.2667706.593.0786 (cell)  Fax: 706.324.6330lkane@aflac.com rwilkey@aflac.com  Jon A. Sullivan Aflac Incorporated 706.596.3493 706.573.7610 (cell) jsullivan@aflac.com  SOURCE Aflac