Phillip J. "Jack" Friou
Senior Vice President, Director of Governmental Relations

Phillip J. "Jack" Friou

Jack Friou is senior vice president and director of Governmental Relations for Aflac Incorporated, where he is responsible for state legislative and regulatory relations.

After serving in the Army for two years, Friou joined Aflac in 1973. Since then, he has served in various capacities in administration and marketing, including Agency Administration, Policyholder Services and Compliance. He also served as president of Aflac New York from 1990 through 1994 and as senior vice president, Marketing and Agency Development, from 1995 through 1997. He has been in his current position since 1997.

Friou is active with America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), the American council of Life Insurers (ACLI), the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, the National Conference of Insurance Legislators, the Republican Governors Association and the Democratic Governors Association. In addition, he is a current board member of the National Alliance of Insurance Companies (NALC) and past chairman of the board of the Life Insurance Council of New York.

Friou earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Georgia.