LATINA Style Names Aflac a Top 50 Company for Latinas
COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the number one provider of supplemental insurance in the United States, serving more than 466,000 employers across the nation and protecting more than 50 million people worldwide has landed on LATINA Style's 2012 list of 50 Best Companies for Latinas to work. It is the 13th time that Aflac (AFL) has made the prestigious list.
"We are pleased to be named to LATINA Style's list of 50 Best Companies for Latinas for the 13th time, as it illustrates our long-held commitment to diversity," Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos said. "Our customers come from diverse and varied backgrounds so it makes business sense to have a diverse workforce serving policyholders quickly and efficiently during their times of need. It is also the right thing to do."
Each year LATINA Style evaluates companies on areas such as number of Latina executives, mentoring programs, Latina board members, educational opportunities, alternative work policies, dependent/child care support, employee benefits, women's issues, job retraining, and Hispanic relations. The subsequent list of the 50 best companies for Latinas is regarded as the most respected source of employment and career information for Hispanic women in the United States, according to LATINA Style.
The list of 50 Best Companies for Latinas is distributed to Hispanic professional and civic organizations, national women's organizations, over 2,000 colleges and universities, all members of Congress, the White House, and members of the Cabinet, as well as at major Hispanic and recruitment conferences.
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 six consecutive years, Aflac has been recognized by Ethisphere magazine as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. 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 11th time in 2012. 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.
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