COLUMBUS, Ga., Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, a leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today announced that the company has once again been honored by LATINA Style as one of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the United States, landing at No. 17 on the prestigious list. This marks the 20th year that Aflac has been recognized in the 22-year history of the LATINA Style 50 Report. According to LATINA Style, the report reflects on programs Latinas are looking for when seeking job opportunities.
"Being on LATINA Style's list of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S. for 20 years is an amazing accomplishment that demonstrates Aflac's commitment to diversity and inclusion — a devotion that began with our founding and has been cultivated throughout my 30 years as CEO," Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos said. "As a company that provides tremendous shareholder value and is dedicated to corporate responsibility, we recognize both the reputational and business value of doing business the right way, and promoting diversity is the right way to run a business."
Aflac's workforce comprises 67% women and nearly 40% ethnic minorities, including several Latinas serving as vice presidents. Catherine Hernandez-Blades, the company's chief communications and environmental, social and governance officer, is the 2018 LATINA Style Corporate Executive of the Year.
LATINA Style will host the 22nd Annual LATINA Style 50 Awards and Diversity Leaders Conference, honoring the LATINA Style 50 companies and their highest-ranking Latina executives, Feb. 12, 2020, in Arlington, Virginia.
About Aflac Incorporated
Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) is a Fortune 500 company helping provide protection to more than 50 million people through its subsidiaries in Japan and the U.S., where it is a leading supplemental insurer, by paying cash fast when policyholders get sick or injured. For more than six decades, insurance policies of Aflac Incorporated's subsidiaries have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. Aflac Life Insurance Japan is the leading provider of medical and cancer insurance in Japan, where it insures 1 in 4 households. Through its trailblazing One Day PaySM initiative in the United States, for eligible claims, Aflac can process, approve and electronically send funds to claimants for quick access to cash in just one business day. For 13 consecutive years, Aflac has been recognized by Ethisphere as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. In 2018, Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in America for the 20th consecutive year, and in 2019, Fortune included Aflac on its list of World's Most Admired Companies for the 18th time. To find out more about One Day PaySM and learn how to get help with expenses health insurance doesn't cover, get to know us at aflac.com.
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