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2014-07-22 16:27:44

COLUMBUS, Ga., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that it will release second quarter financial results after the market closes on July 29, 2014. In conjunction with the earnings release, Aflac Incorporated will webcast a conference call scheduled for 9:00 a.m. (EDT) on July 30, 2014. During the teleconference, Aflac Incorporated Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dan Amos will discuss second quarter results and the company's outlook. Other...

2014-07-10 08:27:31

Benefits still a key employee concern and may trump job satisfaction when it comes to employer loyalty COLUMBUS, Ga., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While 84 percent of small-business leaders say they either maintained or grew sales and revenue in 2013, they're tempering those positive indicators with careful choices about hiring, compensation and employee benefits according to the 2014 Aflac WorkForces Report for Small Businesses. This study, released today by Aflac (NYSE: AFL), the leading...

2014-06-26 08:27:47

Aflac study highlights increased interest in voluntary insurance products as a key factor for top- performing brokers in the new health care landscape COLUMBUS, Ga., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to uncertainty about the evolving health care landscape, brokers found themselves at a crossroads of either redefining their role in the industry or exiting it entirely. In fact, nearly half (49 percent) of brokers at least somewhat agree that they've been considering leaving the industry and 67...

2014-06-04 12:29:46

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, presented its first 2014 Duckprints Awards to local (South Carolina) heroes for their commitment in the fight against childhood cancer. The event, held at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina, recognized three individuals and families who have dedicated themselves to helping improve treatment and seeking a cure for children's cancer....

2014-05-20 08:27:54

HGTV's Scott McGillivray and the Aflac Duck Swap Tips and Tricks in New Commercial and via Social Media COLUMBUS, Ga., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac (NYSE: AFL), the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, unveiled its newest television commercial called "The Duck's DIY Project" during "The Voice Season Finale Part 1," which aired last night at 8 p.m. EDT on NBC. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100423/CL92305LOGO As an extension of the "FORE! Days"...

2014-05-14 08:30:28

Tools provide benefits best practices and health care reform education COLUMBUS, Ga., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac (NYSE: AFL), the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the U.S., today announced that it has launched a suite of resources featuring health care reform and benefits-related information specifically designed for small-business owners. Aflac developed these resources and tools to help small-business owners better understand the complexities of the changing health care...

2014-04-24 08:34:53

Corporate Giving Highlights Release of Company's 2013 Corporate Citizenship Report COLUMBUS, Ga., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance at the worksite in the United States, insuring more than 50 million people worldwide, announced today its corporate giving for the treatment and research of childhood cancer exceeded $87 million in 2013. This figure incorporates funds that have been given by the company, its independent sales force, employees and...

2014-02-27 08:29:44

Ranked No. 1 in the Insurance: Life and Health Category COLUMBUS, Ga., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States and a 2013 FORTUNE Blue Ribbon Company, has again been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. This is the 13th time that Aflac has appeared on this prestigious list. The annual survey, conducted by FORTUNE and Hay Group, a global management consulting firm, is given to top executives,...

2014-02-06 16:27:25

COLUMBUS, Ga., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that it will make a presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Insurance Conference. Aflac Incorporated Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Daniel P. Amos will represent Aflac Incorporated, and he is scheduled to make a presentation on February 13, 2014, at 8:35 a.m. EST. The Aflac Incorporated presentation will cover the company's outlook for 2014 and its strategy for growth in the...

2014-02-05 08:25:54

In Latest TV Ad, Aflac Duck Shows He's No Golfer - Just a Quick Claims-Paying Duck COLUMBUS, Ga., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States and one of FORTUNE's World's Most Admired Companies, is debuting its latest television ad called Fore! Days. The new commercial has the Aflac Duck taking to the links to highlight how he may not be great at everything but he sure knows what he does really well. Viewers will quickly see...


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