Statement by Aflac Incorporated Chairman and CEO Dan Amos on the Passing of Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
COLUMBUS, Ga., July 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — “We are incredibly shocked and saddened to learn of the senseless loss of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abeoldest Prime Minister of Japan. Prime Minister Abe will long be remembered for his dedication to improving from Japan economy and its unwavering commitment to providing a supportive work environment for women through its “womenomics” policy, which has sparked a national call to action to promote more women to leadership positions around the world Japana policy that has been warmly embraced by Aflac Incorporated.
“Mr. Abe was a highly respected leader around the world. Our deepest condolences go out to his family, his global circle of friends and all the people of Japan.”
ABOUT AFLAC INCORPORATED
Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) is a Fortune 500 company that helps provide protection to more than 50 million people through its subsidiaries in Japan and the United States, which pays cash quickly when policyholders become ill or injured. For more than six decades, Aflac Incorporated subsidiary insurance policies have given policyholders the ability to focus on recovery, not financial stress. In the United States, Aflac is the leading provider of supplemental health insurance products.1 Aflac Life Insurance Japan is the leading provider of medical and cancer insurance in Japan, where it secures 1 in 4 households. In 2021, Aflac Incorporated was proud to be ranked among the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere for the 16th consecutive year. Also in 2021, the company was included in the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and became a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). In 2022, Aflac Incorporated was on Fortune’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the 21st time and on Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index for the third consecutive year. To find out how to get help with expenses not covered by health insurance, get to know us at aflac.com or aflac.com/español. Investors can learn more about Aflac Incorporated and its commitment to ESG and social responsibility at investor.aflac.com under “Sustainability”.
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1 LIMRA 2021 U.S. Supplementary Health Insurance Total Market Report