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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Daniel Amos

63 2001 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Aflac

Kriss Cloninger

66 2001 President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Director; Chief Financial Officer and EVP of Aflac

Masahiko Furutani

56 2013 Deputy President of Aflac Japan

Charles Lake

52 2014 Chairman of Aflac Japan, President of Aflac International

Tohru Tonoike

63 2007 President, Chief Operating Officer of Aflac Japan

Joey Loudermilk

60 2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company and Aflac

Kenneth Janke

55 2013 Executive Vice President, Deputy Chief Financial Officer; President of Aflac U.S.

Eric Kirsch

53 2012 Executive Vice President, Global Chief Investment Officer of Aflac

Audrey Tillman

49 2008 Executive Vice President - Corporate Services

June Howard

47 2011 Senior Vice President - Financial Services, CAO of the Company and the Aflac; Treasurer of Aflac

Julia Davis

2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

J. Todd Daniels

2014 Senior Vice President, Global Chief Risk Officer

Robin Wilkey

55 2010 Senior Vice President - Investor and Rating Agency Relations

Catherine Blades

2014 Senior Vice President - Corporate Communications

Chak Raghunathan

2014 Chief Investment Risk Officer, Managing Director

Koji Ariyoshi

60 2012 Executive Vice President, Director - Marketing and Sales of Aflac Japan

Susan Blanck

47 2012 Executive Vice President, Corporate Actuary of Aflac; Executive Vice President of Aflac Japan

Teresa White

47 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Aflac

Hiroshi Yamauchi

62 2012 Executive Vice President of Aflac Japan

John Amos

61 1983 Director

W. Paul Bowers

58 2013 Independent Director

Elizabeth Hudson

64 1990 Independent Director

Douglas Johnson

70 2004 Independent Director

Robert Johnson

69 2002 Independent Director

Charles Knapp

67 1990 Independent Director

Barbara Rimer

65 1995 Independent Director

Melvin Stith

67 2012 Independent Director

David Thompson

67 2005 Independent Director

Takuro Yoshida

61 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Daniel Amos

Dr. Daniel P. Amos is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Aflac Incorporated, and Aflac, a subsidiary of Aflac Incorporated. Mr. Amos holds a bachelor’s degree in risk management from the University of Georgia and has spent 37 years in various positions at Aflac. Mr. Amos served as a director of Synovus Financial Corp. from 2001 to 2011 and also served as a director of Southern Company from 2000 to 2006. Institutional Investor magazine has named him one of America’s Best CEOs in the life insurance category five times. Mr. Amos previously served as a member of the Consumer Affairs Advisory Committee of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Under Mr. Amos’ leadership, the Company became the first public company in the United States to give shareholders the opportunity to have an advisory “Say-on-Pay” vote on the compensation practices of the top five named executive officers. Not only did 2013 mark Mr. Amos’ 24th year as CEO, but it also marked the 24th consecutive year the Company has met or exceeded our operating earnings per diluted share objective.

Kriss Cloninger

Mr. Kriss Cloninger, III, is President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Director of Aflac Inc., and Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Aflac, subsidiary of Aflac Inc. Mr. Cloninger has been president since 2001, chief financial officer since 1992, and treasurer of the Company and executive vice president of Aflac since 1993. Since joining the Company in 1992, he has had primary responsibility for overseeing the financial management of all Company operations, including Aflac U.S. and Aflac Japan. Prior to joining the Company, he was a principal in KPMG’s insurance actuarial practice and served as a consultant to Aflac from 1977 until he joined the Company in 1992. Mr. Cloninger has been named Best CFO in the insurance/life category in America by Institutional Investor magazine three times. He is a member of the boards of directors of Total System Services, Inc. (TSYS), and the Tupperware Brands Corporation, where he serves as chair of its audit committee. Mr. Cloninger holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

Masahiko Furutani

Mr. Masahiko Furutani is Deputy President, Aflac Japan, subsidiary of Aflac Inc. He was Executive Vice President, Aflac Japan, from 2012 until 2013; Executive Director, Mizuho Bank, from 2011 until 2012; Senior Vice President, Mizuho Bank, from 2009 until 2011; General Manager, Mizuho Bank from 1980 until 2009.

Charles Lake

Mr. Charles Ditmars Lake, II, is Chairman of Aflac Japan, and President of Aflac International , subsidiaries of Aflac Inc. Lake brings nearly three decades of professional experience to this new position. He joined Aflac International in February 1999 and Aflac Japan in June 1999, becoming deputy president in 2001, president in 2003, vice chairman in 2005, and chairman in 2008. Prior to his approximately 15-year career with Aflac, Lake practiced law in Washington, D.C. and also served as director of Japan Affairs and special counsel at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in the Executive Office of the President.

Tohru Tonoike

Mr. Tohru Tonoike is President, Chief Operating Officer of Aflac Japan, a subsidiary of Aflac Inc. He had been Deputy President, Aflac Japan, from February 2007 until July 2007, President and Representative Director, The Dai-ichi Kangyo Asset Management Co., Ltd., until February 2007.

Joey Loudermilk

Mr. Joey M. Loudermilk is no longer Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Aflac Inc., and Aflac, effective December 31, 2014. He was Director, Legal and Governmental Relations, Aflac, since 1983; Corporate Secretary, Aflac Incorporated and Aflac, from 1994 until 2012

Kenneth Janke

Mr. Kenneth S. Janke, Jr., is Executive Vice President, Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Aflac Inc., and President of Aflac U.S., subsidiary of Aflac Inc. He attended Michigan State University and received a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Michigan as well as a master's degree in business administration from Oakland University's School of Economics and Management. Prior to joining Aflac Incorporated in 1985 as manager of Investor Relations, he served as director of Corporate Services for the National Association of Investors Corporation in Madison Heights, Michigan. In 1993, Janke was promoted to senior vice president of Aflac's Investor Relations Department. He chairs Aflac's Disclosure Committee, a responsibility that he will retain in his new position. He was Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Aflac Incorporated, until October 1, 2010.

Eric Kirsch

Mr. Eric M. Kirsch is Executive Vice President, Global Chief Investment Officer of Aflac, a subsidiary Company of Aflac Inc. Before joining Aflac, Kirsch most recently served as managing director and global head of insurance asset management, including portfolio management, insurance advisory services and distribution at Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM). Kirsch was recruited by GSAM to create a dedicated global insurance business. In that capacity, he managed a global team of more than 55 professionals and was instrumental in elevating GSAM's reputation as a top insurance asset manager. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, he spent 27 combined years at Deutsche Asset Management (DeAM) and Bankers Trust Company, most recently serving as managing director and global head of insurance asset management. At DeAM, Kirsch was responsible for a staff of more than 100 people including teams in North America, Europe and Asia and oversaw total insurance assets of more than $150 billion while a member of the Global Operating Committee of DeAM. Prior to this, Kirsch served as managing director and head of North America Fixed Income, responsible for more than $150 billion of assets across institutional and retail clients and multiple fixed income investment strategies. He also previously served as vice president and stable value portfolio manager at Bankers Trust Company. Kirsch received a bachelor of business administration in business and finance from Baruch College in 1984, and a master's of business administration from Pace University in 1988. He earned his CFA designation in 1990.

Audrey Tillman

Ms. Audrey Boone Tillman is Executive Vice President - Corporate Services of Aflac Inc., since January 2008. She was Senior Vice President, Corporate Services, Aflac Incorporated, from October 2006 until January 2008, Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources, Aflac Incorporated, until October 2006.

June Howard

Ms. June P. Howard is Senior Vice President - Financial Services, Chief Accounting Officer of Aflac Incorporated and Senior Vice President - Financial Services, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer of Aflac, subsidiary of Aflac Incorporated. She was Senior Vice President, Financial Services, Aflac Incorporated and Aflac, since March 2010, Chief Accounting Officer, Aflac Incorporated and Aflac, since November 2010; Treasurer, Aflac, since February 2011, Vice President, Financial Services, Aflac, from June 2009 until March 2010, Head of IFRS and U.S. GAAP for ING’s U.S. operations until June 2009.

Julia Davis

Ms.Julia Davis joined Aflac in July 2013 as senior vice president; chief information officer. In her position, Julia oversees the day-to-day operations and the strategic initiatives of Aflac’s Information Technology Division. Before joining Aflac, she most recently served as chief information officer at American Safety Insurance (ASI). Prior to her tenure at ASI, she served as chief information officer of the Equipment Finance Division for GE Capital Healthcare Financial Services and GE Capital Business Productivity Solutions. Additionally, she held IT leadership positions at GE Energy, Armstrong World Industries, Information Builders, Ogden Government Services and CRSS Services, Inc. Julia began her career in the U.S. Air Force as a software engineer and earned the rank of captain. She received a bachelor’s degree in engineering physics from Lehigh University and a master’s degree in system administration from St. Mary’s University.

J. Todd Daniels

Mr. J. Todd Daniels is the Senior Vice President, Global Chief Risk Officer of Aflac Incorporated. Daniels joined Aflac in 2002 and has been promoted to positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as senior vice president; deputy corporate actuary. Prior to joining Aflac, he worked as an actuary for Liberty National Life Insurance Company. Daniels earned a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics from Auburn University. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

Robin Wilkey

Ms. Robin Y. Wilkey is Senior Vice President - Investor and Rating Agency Relations of Aflac Inc., since October 2010. She was Vice President, Investor Relations, Aflac Incorporated, until October 2010. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor's degree in finance and went on to receive her designation as a certified public accountant. She joined Aflac in 1990 as an accountant in the Financial Department, was promoted to senior auditor in Aflac's Internal Auditing Department, and to manager of Information Systems and Payroll in the Human Resources Division. In 1998 Wilkey joined Aflac's Investor Relations Department as senior director, was promoted to second vice president in 2002, and to vice president in 2003 prior to her promotion to senior vice president, Aflac Investor Relations.

Catherine Blades

Ms. Catherine H. Blades is Senior Vice President - Corporate Communications of Aflac Incorporated. Blades brings more than two decades of leadership experience in the field of communications to Aflac. Most recently, she served as chief communications and marketing officer at Flextronics where she was responsible for several areas, including corporate communications and public affairs. In addition to serving as Flextronics' international spokesperson interacting with a variety of constituents, Blades supervised cross-functional teams in Asia, Europe and the Americas with an emphasis on global brand and reputation management. Previously, Blades also served as vice president of Communications and Public Affairs at Raytheon Company's Space and Airborne Systems business. Additionally, she was responsible for international and marketing communications at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics and held various other communications-related leadership positions. Blades earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and is a Loyola University Environmental Communications Fellow.

Chak Raghunathan

Mr. Chak Raghunathan is Chief Investment Risk Officer, Managing Director of the Company. Prior to joining Aflac, Raghunathan was global head of risk management and chief risk officer at Apollo Management, where he was responsible for implementing Apollo's enterprisewide risk management framework, formulating detailed risk policies and internal guidelines for funds, and providing optimal risk management solutions. Prior to his role at Apollo Management, Raghunathan held positions of increasing responsibility at TD Bank Financial Group, most recently serving as senior vice president; global head of trading risk and quantitative analytics. He also held positions at the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada in the Capital Markets Division and Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec in the Tactical Investments Group. Raghunathan earned his bachelor of science degree in Pure Mathematics from the University of Madras and his master's degree in Applied Mathematics at Concordia University.

Koji Ariyoshi

Mr. Koji Ariyoshi is Executive Vice President, Director - Marketing and Sales of Aflac Japan, a subsidiary Company of Aflac Inc. He was First Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing and Sales, Aflac Japan, from 2010 until 2011; Senior Vice President, Deputy Director of Marketing and Sales, Aflac Japan from 2008 until 2009.

Susan Blanck

Ms. Susan R. Blanck is Executive Vice President, Corporate Actuary of Aflac, a subsidiary Company of Aflac Inc., and Executive Vice President of Aflac Japan, a subsidiary Company of Aflac Inc. She was First Senior Vice President, Aflac Japan, from 2008 until 2012; Senior Vice President, Corporate Actuary, Aflac, until 2011

Teresa White

Ms. Teresa L. White is Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Aflac, a subsidiary of Aflac Inc. She was Executive Vice President, Chief Service Officer, Aflac, from 2012 until 2013; Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Aflac, from 2008 until 2013; Senior Vice President, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Aflac, until 2008.

Hiroshi Yamauchi

Mr. Hiroshi Yamauchi is Executive Vice President of Aflac Japan, a subsidiary Company of Aflac Inc., since January 2012. He was First Senior Vice President, Planning, Government Affairs & Research, Legal, Risk Management, Human Resources, General Affairs, Infrastructure Services, User Services, System Development, IT Administration Management, and IT Strategic Project Promotion, Aflac Japan, from January 2011 until January 2012; First Senior Vice President, Planning, Government Affairs and Research, Legal, Risk Management, and Compliance Promotion, Aflac Japan, from January 2010 until January 2011; First Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Aflac Japan, until January 2010.

John Amos

Mr. John Shelby Amos, II, is Director of Aflac Inc. Mr. Amos has been Alabama/West Florida state sales coordinator for Aflac’s U.S. operations since 1988. Mr. Amos joined Aflac’s intensive and comprehensive management training program in 1970. This training program strategically rotated Mr. Amos throughout key operational departments, giving him exposure to, and experience with, a wide variety of operational challenges and a broad base of knowledge that would prepare him to successfully serve Aflac’s corporate headquarters and field operations.

W. Paul Bowers

Mr. W. Paul Bowers is Independent Director of Aflac Inc. Mr. Bowers has been the chief executive officer and president of Georgia Power Co., since January 2011. Mr. Bowers has been an executive vice president of Southern Company since May 2007 and previously served as its chief financial officer from January 2008 to August 2010. He served as the president of Southern Company Generation until January 2008 and as an executive vice president of Southern Company Services Inc. (“SCS”) from May 2001 to January 2008. Previously, Mr. Bowers served as the president and chief executive officer of Southern Power Company from May 2001 to March 2005; senior vice president of SCS and chief marketing officer of Southern Company from March 2000 to May 2001; president and chief executive officer of South Western Electricity LLC, which later became Western Power Distribution, a subsidiary of Southern Company located in Bristol, England, from 1998 to 2000; and senior vice president of Retail Marketing for Georgia Power from 1995 to 1998. He joined Gulf Power in 1979. Mr. Bowers has been a member of the boards of directors of Southern Power Company since May 2001 and Georgia Power Co., since December 2010. He also currently serves on the board of Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited and is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's energy policy council. Mr. Bowers has previously been a director of Southern Nuclear Operating Company, SCS, Southern Holdings Company and Southern Railroads. He is a 1978 graduate of the University of West Florida and also holds a master's degree in management from Troy University. In 1993, he completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Elizabeth Hudson

Ms. Elizabeth J. Hudson is Independent Director of Aflac Inc. Ms. Hudson has served as executive vice president, communications, of the National Geographic Society since 2000. She is responsible for all communications and public affairs initiatives undertaken by the National Geographic Society and its subsidiaries, including media and public relations, brand development, employee communications, and related marketing-communications activities. Ms. Hudson earned a bachelor’s degree in advertising and public relations from the University of Georgia and received an honorary doctorate in commercial science from St. John’s University. She has more than 35 years of experience serving on the executive management teams of several national and international organizations, including publicly traded entities and one of the world’s largest scientific and research organizations.

Douglas Johnson

Mr. Douglas W. Johnson is Independent Director of Aflac Inc. Mr. Johnson is a certified public accountant and a retired Ernst & Young LLP audit partner since 2003. He began auditing insurance companies in 1972 and spent the majority of his career focusing on companies in the life, health and property/casualty segments of the insurance industry. During Mr. Johnson’s 30-year tenure with Ernst & Young and its predecessor firms, he was coordinating partner of several large multinational insurance companies and for the firm’s largest American insurance client. His work experience includes extensive coordination with the audit committees of publicly held companies. Mr. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Robert Johnson

Mr. Robert B. Johnson is Independent Director of Aflac Inc. Mr. Johnson has been senior advisor of Porter Novelli PR since 2003. Until 2008, he served as chairman and CEO of the One America Foundation, an organization that promotes dialogue and solidarity among Americans of all races and provides education, grants and technical equipment to disadvantaged youth of all races. Prior to this, he served in President Clinton’s White House as an assistant to the President and director of the President’s initiative for One America. In 2003, the Democratic National Committee (“DNC”) named him Deputy Chairman, where he advised the DNC Chairman in many key areas, including political and media strategic planning and community involvement. He served two years in the Carter Administration and was one of the 30 staff members to serve the entire eight years in the Clinton White House, achieving the distinction of being one of the longest-serving African-Americans in White House history. Following his service in the Carter White House, Mr. Johnson was the Business Regulations Administrator for Washington, DC.

Charles Knapp

Dr. Charles B. Knapp, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Aflac Inc. Dr. Knapp is the interim Dean of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia and is President Emeritus of the University of Georgia. During his tenure as President of the University of Georgia from 1987 to 1997, the academic reputation of the University of Georgia rose dramatically; over $400 million in new construction was completed; there was an increased emphasis on minority recruitment; and a major fund raising campaign was successfully concluded. Dr. Knapp was president of the Aspen Institute from 1997 to 1999, and from 2000 to 2004 was a Partner with the executive search firm Heidrick and Struggles. From 2004 to 2011 he was Director of Educational Development for the CF Foundation, and from 2006 to 2011 was Chairman of the East Lake Foundation, the organization responsible for leading the revitalization of the East Lake community in Atlanta. Earlier in his career, Dr. Knapp served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tulane University and as U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor in the Carter Administration. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Barbara Rimer

Dr. Barbara K. Rimer, DrPH., is Independent Director of Aflac Inc. Dr. Rimer has been Dean of the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC since June 2005 and Alumni Distinguished Professor Gillings School of Global Public Health since 2003. Previously, she was director of the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute. She is a former director of Cancer Control Research and Professor of Community and Family Medicine at the Duke University School of Medicine and was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2008. In 2012, Dr. Rimer was appointed Chairman of the President’s Cancer Panel. She earned both her Bachelor of Arts in English and Masters of Public Health from the University of Michigan, and her doctorate of public health (DrPH) from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. The mission of the Gillings School of Public Health is to improve public health, promote individual well-being, and eliminate health disparities across North Carolina and around the world.

Melvin Stith

Dr. Melvin T. Stith, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Aflac Incorporated. Dr. Stith is Dean Emeritus and a professor at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University and served as Dean from 2005 until July 2013. Prior to taking this position in 2005, Dr. Stith was the Dean Emeritus and Jim Moran Professor of Business Administration at Florida State University for thirteen years. He has been a professor of marketing and business since 1977 after having served in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Command and achieving the rank of Captain. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Norfolk State College and a master’s degree in business administration and a Ph.D. in marketing from Syracuse University. Dr. Stith currently serves on the boards of Synovus Financial Corp., where he serves on the compensation committee; and Flowers Foods, Inc., a publicly held baked foods company, where he serves on the compensation and governance committees. He has also served on the boards of Correctional Services Corporation, JM Family Enterprises Youth Automotive Training Center, the Keebler Company, United Telephone of Florida, Rexall Sundown, and the Jim Moran Foundation.

David Thompson

Mr. David Gary Thompson is Independent Director of Aflac Inc. Mr. Thompson retired from his position as chief executive officer of Georgia Banking, Wachovia Bank, N.A., and retired as executive vice president of Wachovia Corporation in 2004. He serves on the board of directors of Georgia Power Company, a subsidiary of Southern Company. Mr. Thompson earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Guilford College and completed the executive program at University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. He began his career with Wachovia while completing his final year of college and had several positions of leadership during his tenure.

Takuro Yoshida

Mr. Takuro Yoshida is Independent Director of Aflac Inc. Mr. Yoshida has been the president of Nippon Tochi-Tatemono Co., Ltd., a residential and commercial real estate development company in Japan, since January 2010 and served as that company’s executive vice president and operating officer from May 2009 through December 2009. From 2005 through April of 2009, Mr. Yoshida held various positions which include executive director, senior operating officer, and central branch manager and operating officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd., part of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., which was formed in a merger between his former employer, Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Ltd., and two other banks. He held various positions at Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Ltd., which he joined in 1976. Mr. Yoshida graduated from the Faculty of Law, Tokyo University. Mr. Yoshida is also a representative of one of the Company’s largest shareholders in Japan.
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