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Aflac Spokeswoman Inducted into PR News Hall of Fame

Laura Kane Honored at National Press Club

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac spokeswoman and vice-president of external communications, Laura Kane, was inducted into the PR News Public Relations Hall of Fame at the PR People Awards today. Ms. Kane and four others were honored during an awards luncheon among colleagues, family and friends at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Nominees were judged on specific criteria including professional public relations achievements over their careers, specific campaigns, leadership qualities, innovative thinking, sound judgment, flexibility, and volunteer efforts and other contributions to public relations advocacy. In November PR News will publish an "All-Stars Issue" that will profile the top public relations people of 2008, in which they will salute the class of 2008 Hall of Fame honorees -- a lifetime achievement award for pioneers in the field.

"A Hall of Fame public relations expert is intuitive, has a confident voice, is media savvy, and produces results," Aflac chairman and CEO Dan Amos said. "Many successful campaigns at Aflac demonstrate that Laura has all of these qualities and more. We are very proud of this recognition which she so richly deserves."

Aflac Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Teresa White said, "We have come to rely on Laura's instincts and expertise in handling our crucial public and media relations challenges. This honor among her peers validates what we at Aflac already know; Laura Kane is a strong woman worthy of the Hall of Fame."

Ms. Kane was also a finalist in the category of Corporate PR Person of the Year for her work in 2007, including communications related to Aflac's historic Say-on-Pay campaign. Her media relations work resulted in positive articles in national publications like Newsweek, front-page stories in the USA Today and the Wall Street Journal, as well as frequent appearances by Aflac executives on network and national cable news programs.

About Aflac:

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

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