Kriss Cloninger III
President, Aflac Incorporated

Kriss Cloninger III

Kriss Cloninger is president of Aflac Incorporated. He joined Aflac Incorporated in March 1992 as senior vice president and chief financial officer. He was promoted to executive vice president in 1993 and president in May 2001, retaining the title of CFO and maintaining primary responsibility for overseeing the financial management of all company operations.

He was named Best CFO in the Insurance/Life category in America by Institutional Investor magazine three times. In June 2015, Cloninger’s full-time role shifted to president of Aflac Incorporated, with a particular emphasis on capital and strategic planning, as well as helping the company grow the business while ensuring solid profitability.

He is a member of the boards of directors of Aflac Incorporated, Precept Ministries, Total Systems Services, Inc., and Tupperware Brands Corporation. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin, and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.