16 Facts About Aflac


Aflac was founded in 1955 and is based in Columbus, Georgia.

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In 2009, Aflac acquired Continental American Insurance Company for $100 million; this enabled Aflac to sell supplemental insurance on both the individual and group platform.

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Aflac announced the appointment of Frederick J Crawford as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President in June 2015.

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Aflac operates in the United States and Japan, and has its worldwide headquarters and corporate offices in an eighteen-story tower just east of Downtown Columbus, Georgia, in an area known as MidTown.

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Aflac is the largest provider of guaranteed-renewable insurance in the United States and the largest insurance company overall in Japan, when measured by individual insurance policies in force.

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Aflac offers un-reimbursed medical, dependent day-care, and transportation flexible spending accounts.

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Aflac additionally offers human resources services for HIPAA and COBRA.

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Aflac is ranked 137th in the Fortune 500 list of largest United States corporations by revenue.

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The Aflac Duck is enshrined on Madison Avenue's Walk of Fame as one of America's Favorite Advertising Icons.

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Celebrities have starred in the Aflac ads, including Chevy Chase ; Yogi Berra; Yao Ming; future First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump ; NASCAR Cup Series driver Carl Edwards ; the United States Olympic synchronized swimming team ; and Wayne Newton playing at Stardust Hotel and Casino for the 2003 commercial.

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The first Aflac commercial featuring the duck's new voice aired on May 1,2011.

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In 2018, an Aflac ad inserted an animated Aflac duck into the opening credits of the DuckTales reboot.

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Company states that through a partnership with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Aflac has contributed more than $100 million to childhood cancer research and treatment.

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Aflac employees are formally involved in an array of charitable organizations such as Habitat for Humanity International, the Easter Seals, and the United Way.

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Aflac's stated objectives include the decrease of its environmental impact, for which the company is into a partnership with the Clean Air Campaign to encourage employees to engage with greater frequency in alternate commuting methods.

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Aflac has participated in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for the past six years.

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