Jeremy “Jerry” Jeffery Joins Aflac Investment Department
COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aflac Incorporated
(NYSE: AFL) today announced that Jeremy "Jerry" Jeffery has joined the
company's investment department as senior vice president and deputy chief
investment officer, reporting to Joseph W. Smith.
Jeffery, a graduate of Yale University, had a 23-year career with Morgan
Stanley before joining Aflac. While at Morgan Stanley, he focused on diverse
fixed income strategies affecting a wide range of industries and served as
executive director, Fixed Income Institutional Sales for the past 10 years.
In announcing Jeffery's new position, Senior Vice President and Chief
Investment Officer Joseph W. Smith stated: "Jerry's expertise brings
additional strength to Aflac's fixed income management capabilities. His
experience with helping to devise fixed income strategies for a variety of
companies worldwide will enhance Aflac's successful fixed income strategy. We
look forward to Jerry being a part of the Aflac worldwide investment team."
For 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. Aflac's insurance
products provide protection to more than 40 million people worldwide. In
January 2005, Aflac was included in Fortune magazine's list of the 100 Best
Companies to Work For in America for the seventh consecutive year. Aflac has
also been included in both Forbes magazine's Platinum 400 List of America's
Best Big Companies and in Fortune magazine's listing of America's Most Admired
Companies for five consecutive years. 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.
Analyst and investor contact
Kenneth S. Janke Jr.
800.235.2667, option 3
SOURCE Aflac Incorporated