Aflac President Paul S. Amos is responsible for the oversight of Aflac Japan, which generates more than 75 percent of the insurer’s earnings, and also heads up the company’s Global Investment efforts, helping to build and manage a best-in-class division with a portfolio of more than $100 billion.
Prior to taking on these roles in 2013, Amos served as president and chief operating officer of Aflac U.S., the largest voluntary insurer in the nation. Under his leadership, sales totaled more than $10 billion, with annual sales averaging nearly $1.5 billion. While serving as Aflac’s president and COO, Amos was ranked sixth on ExecRank’s 2012 list of the top 100 COOs in the United States.
Amos joined Aflac as executive vice president of U.S. Operations in 2005 and was named COO and president in 2007. Before taking on his corporate leadership roles, he served as the state sales coordinator for Aflac’s Georgia-North operation, which grew to become the company’s No. 1 state operation under his guidance.
Amos is a well-known speaker who has been featured at numerous prestigious events, including the American College Knowledge Summit, Columbus State University’s Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum, and the University of South Carolina’s BB&T Foundations of Capitalism Speaker Series, and the Society of Human Resource Management Conference.
Amos is deeply committed to his community and is an active participant in a number of professional, philanthropic and educational organizations. He serves on the boards of directors of Aflac Incorporated and the Turner School of Business at Columbus State University. He is also a member of the Georgia Research Alliance Board of Trustees and Duke University Divinity School’s Board of Visitors.
Amos earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Duke University and a master’s degree in business administration from Emory University. He also holds a juris doctor degree from Tulane University. He and his wife Courtney are the parents of four children.