AFLAC is Selected as One of Latina Style's 50 Best Companies For Hispanic Women to Work For
COLUMBUS, Ga. Aug. 27, 2004 - LATINA Style magazine has named AFLAC to its list of the Top 50 Best Companies for Hispanic Women to Work for the seventh consecutive year. An award ceremony honoring the 2004 LATINA Style 50 Best Companies will be held in February 2005, during LATINA Style's Diversity Best Practices Conference in Washington, D.C.
Published annually, the LATINA Style 50 selects companies that integrate the best employment policies and resources as they relate to Hispanic women. The primary areas of evaluation included mentoring programs, profit sharing, educational opportunities, dependent/child care support, education reimbursement, number of Latina executives, flexible work schedules, employee child scholarships and dedicated Hispanic recruitment.
'We are, again, honored to be included in LATINA Style 50. Everyday we continue to strive to create an environment where everyone feels valued and included and has an opportunity for growth,' said Audrey Tillman, senior vice president and director of human resources at AFLAC. 'Our greatest asset is our employees and we deliver on this promise by offering to them onsite conveniences such as child care, profit sharing, and a strong commitment to advancement training and development.'
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) is an international holding company. A Fortune 500(R) company, AFLAC insures more than 40 million people worldwide. It is a leading writer of insurance products marketed at the worksite in the United States, offering policies to employees at more than 307,600 payroll accounts. The company insures one out of four Japanese households and is the largest life insurer in Japan in terms of individual insurance policies in force. In January 2004, AFLAC was included in Fortune magazine's list of 'The 100 Best Companies to Work for' for the sixth consecutive year. Also in January 2004, AFLAC was named to Forbes magazine's 'Platinum 400 List of Best Big Companies in America' for the fifth consecutive year. In March 2004, Fortune magazine included AFLAC in its annual listing of 'America's Most Admired Companies.' AFLAC's Internet address is aflac.com.
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