Aflac Announces Ron Agypt as Vice President of Broker Sales
Insurance industry veteran to lead worksite marketer’s new broker development initiative.
COLUMBUS, Ga. – October 7, 2008 – Aflac today announced that Ron Agypt, a 34-year insurance industry veteran, has joined the company’s management team as vice president of Broker Sales. Agypt will be responsible for setting corporate strategy and developing national marketing relationships with insurance brokers. He will lead Aflac’s broker development team, which includes a recently enhanced organizational structure with positions created at regional and local levels throughout the country. In addition to business development responsibilities, the new team will include positions dedicated to managing customer service to brokers’ clients.
“Ron’s leadership background combined with his vast experience within the insurance industry will be a great asset for Aflac as we continue to enhance our marketing efforts and work to further strengthen our relationships within the broker arena,” said Paul S. Amos II, president, Aflac; COO, U.S. Operations.
Before joining Aflac, Agypt held an executive position with Combined Insurance, an Aon Corporation company, where he became the youngest regional manager and vice president in the organization’s history. During his tenure with Combined Insurance, Agypt led 12 different organizations managing up to 4,000 employees.
“The strength of the Aflac brand and the dedication of its field force have helped establish the organization as a solid leader in worksite marketing, “ said Agypt. “I look forward to the opportunity of working with this great team and contributing to the company’s long-term success.”
For more than 50 years, Aflac products have given policyholders the opportunity to direct cash where it is needed most when a life-interrupting medical event causes financial challenges. Aflac is the number one provider of guaranteed-renewable insurance in the United States and the number one insurance company in terms of individual insurance policies in force in Japan. Our insurance products provide protection to more than 40 million people worldwide. Aflac has been included in Fortune magazine's listing of America's Most Admired Companies for seven years and in Fortune magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for ten consecutive years. Aflac has also been recognized three times by both Fortune magazine's listing of the Top 50 Employers for Minorities and Working Mother magazine's listing of the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers. Aflac Incorporated is a Fortune 500 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFL. To find out more about Aflac, visit www.aflac.com.