COLUMBUS, Ga., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Kriss Cloninger was named one of America's Best CFOs in Institutional Investor's annual ranking of the top chief financial officers. The survey polls investment professionals at more than 350 of the most influential money management firms to select the nation's top CFOs.
Kriss Cloninger serves as president and chief financial officer for Aflac Incorporated. He joined Aflac Incorporated in March 1992 as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Cloninger was promoted to executive vice president in 1993 and president in May 2001, retaining the title of CFO. Since joining Aflac, he has had primary responsibility for overseeing the financial management of all company operations, including Aflac U.S. and Aflac Japan.
"Kriss has a deep understanding of our business and a commitment to creating shareholder value," said Dan Amos, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aflac. "He has built a financial organization that is well known for its integrity, transparency and maintaining strong internal controls."
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. As 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 insurance products provide protection to more than 40 million people worldwide. In 2009, Aflac was recognized by Ethisphere magazine as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the third consecutive year and was also named by the Reputation Institute as the Most Reputable Company in the Global Insurance Industry for the second consecutive year. In 2009 Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the eleventh consecutive year. Fortune magazine also ranked Aflac No. 1 on its global list of the Most Admired Companies in the Life and Health Insurance category. Aflac appears on Hispanic Enterprise magazine's list of the 50 Best Companies for Supplier Diversity and on Black Enterprise magazine's list of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity. Aflac was also named by Forbes magazine as America's Best-Managed Company in the Insurance category. 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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