COLUMBUS, Ga., Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S., today announced that Executive Vice President, General Counsel Audrey Boone Tillman has been named to the Ethisphere Institute's list of Attorneys Who Matter. It is the second consecutive year that she has appeared on the prestigious list.
"We are pleased that Audrey has been recognized for the impact that she has on Aflac's continued success," Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos said. "Audrey is a terrific lawyer, but beyond that, she is an instrumental part of our business. She understands all facets of Aflac and is able to provide expert advice and guidance at all levels of the company."
According to Ethisphere, the annual list highlights the leading minds in the legal field who rise above their counterparts in ethical business practice, public service, legal community engagement and academic involvement.
"Through her steady leadership and commitment to doing business the right way, Audrey Boone Tillman exemplifies the principles Ethisphere looks for in compiling our annual list of Attorneys Who Matter," Ethisphere CEO Timothy Erblich said. "She is deserving of this honor, and we are pleased to recognize her and all of her colleagues who make a difference through an open and honest approach to compliance and governance at their organizations."
The full 2017 list of Attorneys Who Matter will be featured in the upcoming Q4 edition of Ethisphere Magazine. The full list is currently available at https://ethisphere.com/awards/attorneys-who-matter.
When a policyholder gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For more than six decades, Aflac insurance policies have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. In the United States, Aflac is the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite. Through its trailblazing One Day PaySM initiative, Aflac U.S. can receive, process, approve and disburse payment for eligible claims in one business day. In Japan, Aflac is the leading provider of medical and cancer insurance, and insures 1 in 4 households. Aflac insurance products help provide protection to more than 50 million people worldwide. For 11 consecutive years, Aflac has been recognized by Ethisphere as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. In 2017, Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the 19th consecutive year and included Aflac on its list of Most Admired Companies for the 16th time. In 2015, Aflac's contact centers were recognized by J.D. Power by providing "An Outstanding Customer Service Experience" for the Live Phone Channel. Aflac Incorporated is a Fortune 500 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFL. To find out more about Aflac and One Day PaySM, visit aflac.com or espanol.aflac.com.
Aflac herein means American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus and American Family Life Assurance Company of New York.
The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World's Most Ethical Companies® recognition program, provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA), and showcases trends and best practices in ethics with Ethisphere Magazine. Ethisphere is also the leading provider of independent verification of corporate ethics and compliance programs that include Ethics Inside® Certification and Compliance Leader Verification™. More information about Ethisphere can be found at https://www.ethisphere.com.
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