Aflac CEO Dan Amos Named Second Largest Wealth Creator for 2010
COLUMBUS, GA – (December 30) – Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos has been named the second largest wealth creator for 2010 according to Chief Executive magazine’s third annual Wealth Creation Index. Dan Amos has been recognized on the Wealth Creation Index as one of the top 50 CEOs since the index’s inception in 2008.
Chief Executive magazine reported that the top 50 CEOs delivered an average total shareholder return of 73.3 percent since June 2007. Dan Amos joins the ranks of other top wealth creators that include Apple CEO Steve Jobs and Amazon.com CEO Jeffrey Bezos. Priceline.com CEO Jeffrey Boyd is the only CEO who has created more wealth in 2010 than Aflac’s Amos. The CEO Wealth Creation Index highlights those business leaders who have performed the best in creating true economic value based on GAAP metrics. The Wealth Creation Index mainly uses economic margin (EM), the amount of excess money the company has after its risk-adjusted cost of capital, in its ranking process.
When a policyholder gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For 55 years, Aflac insurance policies have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. In the United States, Aflac is the number one provider of guaranteed-renewable insurance. In Japan, Aflac is the number one insurance company in terms of individual insurance policies in force. Aflac insurance products provide protection to more than 50 million people worldwide. For four consecutive years, Aflac has been recognized by Ethisphere magazine as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies and by Forbes magazine as one of America’s Best-Managed Companies in the Insurance category. In 2010, Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the twelfth consecutive year and also included Aflac on its list of Most Admired Companies for the ninth time. 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 aflac.com.
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