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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Daniel Amos

64 2001 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Aflac

Kriss Cloninger

67 2001 President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Director

Charles Lake

53 2014 President

Teresa White

48 2014 President - Aflac U.S

Hiroshi Yamauchi

63 2015 President and Chief Operating Officer of Aflac Japan

Audrey Tillman

50 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Kenneth Janke

56 2014 Executive Vice President, Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Eric Kirsch

54 2012 Executive Vice President, Global Chief Investment Officer of Aflac

June Howard

48 2011 Senior Vice President, Financial Services, Chief Accounting Officer

Hideto Yamamoto

2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer - Aflac Japan

Robin Wilkey

56 2010 Senior Vice President - Investor and Rating Agency Relations

Koji Ariyoshi

61 2012 Executive Vice President, Director - Marketing and Sales of Aflac Japan

Susan Blanck

48 2012 Executive Vice President, Corporate Actuary of Aflac; Executive Vice President of Aflac Japan

Thomas Kenny

51 2015 Director

Paul Amos

39 2007 Independent Director

W. Paul Bowers

58 2013 Independent Director

Elizabeth Hudson

65 1990 Independent Director

Douglas Johnson

71 2004 Independent Director

Robert Johnson

70 2002 Independent Director

Charles Knapp

68 1990 Independent Director

Barbara Rimer

66 1995 Independent Director

Melvin Stith

68 2012 Independent Director

David Thompson

68 2005 Independent Director

Takuro Yoshida

62 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Daniel Amos

Mr. Daniel P. Amos is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Aflac Incorporated, and Aflac, a subsidiary of Aflac Incorporated. since 1990 and Chairman since 2001. Mr. Amos holds a bachelor’s degree in risk management from the University of Georgia and has spent 38 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 2014 mark Mr. Amos’ 25th year as CEO, but it also marked the 25th consecutive year the Company has met or exceeded our operating earnings per diluted share objective. Mr. Amos’ experience and approach deliver insightful expertise and guidance to the Company’s Board of Directors on topics relating to corporate governance, people management and risk management.

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. 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. Mr. Cloninger’s financial acumen and expertise in the Company’s operations and corporate strategy bring a unique economic perspective to our Board of Directors.

Charles Lake

Mr. Charles Ditmars Lake, II, is President of the company, 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.

Teresa White

Ms. Teresa L. White is President - Aflac U.S 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 has been appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer of Aflac Japan. a subsidiary Company of Aflac Incorporated., effective January 1, 2015 He was Executive Vice President of Aflac Japan, a subsidiary Company of Aflac Inc. 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.

Audrey Tillman

Ms. Audrey Boone Tillman is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Aflac Inc., since 2014. 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.

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.

June Howard

Ms. June P. Howard is Senior Vice President, Financial Services, Chief Accounting Officer of the comapny, 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.

Hideto Yamamoto

Mr. Hideto Yamamoto is Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer - Aflac Japan of Aflac Incorporated. Yamamoto brings nearly three decades of international financial and leadership experience to Aflac. Since 2000, he has served in roles of increasing responsibility at DIAM International, most recently serving as chief executive officer and chief investment officer in the company's London office. In his position, he broadened product offerings in Europe , the Middle East and Africa , reorganizing the business development group and strengthening governance structures. Previously at DIAM International, Yamamoto was responsible for global fixed-income products and European equity products. Prior to joining DIAM, Yamamoto spent 15 years serving in roles of progressive responsibility at the Industrial Bank of Japan , which included portfolio management, and economic research. Yamamoto received his bachelor of arts degree in economics from Keio University in Tokyo.

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.

Koji Ariyoshi

Mr. Koji Ariyoshi is Executive Vice President, Director - Marketing and Sales of Aflac Japan, a subsidiary Company of Aflac Inc. since 2012. 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. since 2012. She was First Senior Vice President, Aflac Japan, from 2008 until 2012; Senior Vice President, Corporate Actuary, Aflac, until 2011.

Thomas Kenny

Mr. Thomas J. Kenny is Director of Company. He was appointed as a director, upon the recommendation of the Corporate Governance Committee, on February 10, 2015, to fill the vacancy on the Board of Directors created by the retirement of Mr. John Shelby Amos II on October 1, 2014. Mr. Kenny was recommended to the Corporate Governance Committee by the Chairman of the Investment and Investment Risk Committee. Mr. Kenny’s extensive experience in investment management and financial markets provide the Board with valuable insight and expertise. Mr. Kenny has served as a TIAA-CREF Trustee since December 2011. He also currently serves as the chair of the TIAA-CREF Funds Investment Committees as well as the TIAA-CREF Funds Operations Committees. Prior to his role at TIAA-CREF, Mr. Kenny held a variety of leadership positions at Goldman Sachs for 12 years, most recently serving as partner and advisory director. He also held the position of co-head of Global Cash and Fixed Income Portfolio team at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he was responsible for overseeing the management of more than $600 billion in assets across multiple strategies with teams in London, Tokyo and New York. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Kenny spent 13 years at Franklin Templeton. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a master’s degree in finance from Golden Gate University. He is a CFA charter holder.

Paul Amos

Mr. Paul S. Amos is Independent Director of the company. He has been President of Aflac since January 2007. Prior to his current position, he also held the role of Chief Operating Officer of Aflac U.S. from February 2006 until July 2013 and held the role of executive vice president, U.S. Operations from January 2005 until January 2007. Since January 2008, Mr. Amos has also been involved with Aflac Japan sales and marketing efforts and, in his current role, he has reporting responsibilities for Aflac Japan and Aflac’s Global Investment Division. Previously, Mr. Amos served as state sales coordinator for the Georgia-North sales territory. Under his leadership as state sales coordinator, the Georgia-North territory grew to become the Company’s number one state operation in terms of sales. Mr. Amos holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Duke University and a master’s degree in business administration from Emory University. He also holds a juris doctor degree from Tulane University. Mr. Amos brings to the Board a deep knowledge of insurance sales, which forms the core of our business, as well as 10 years of experience at our Company, serving in various leadership roles.

W. Paul Bowers

Mr. W. Paul Bowers is Independent Director of Aflac Inc. Mr. Bowers has been Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Georgia Power Company, the largest subsidiary of Southern Company. Prior to assuming his current role in January 2011, Mr. Bowers served as Chief Financial Officer of Southern Company from January 2008 to August 2010. Previously, he served in various senior executive leadership positions across Southern Company in Southern Company Generation, Southern Power and the company’s former U.K. subsidiary, where he was President and Chief Executive Officer of South Western Electricity LLC/Western Power Distribution. Mr. Bowers also currently serves on the board of Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited and is a member of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank energy advisory board. He is a graduate of the University of West Florida and also holds a master’s degree in management from Troy University. In addition, he completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Bowers’ brings to the Board a valuable and unique perspective from his considerable financial knowledge as a former chief financial officer and national and international business experience in a highly regulated industry.

Elizabeth Hudson

Ms. Elizabeth J. Hudson is Independent Director of the company. She has been Chief Communications Officer of the National Geographic Society since April 2014 and previously served as the senior communications executive since 2000. She oversees philanthropic development and is responsible for all communications and public affairs initiatives undertaken by the National Geographic Society and its subsidiaries, including media and public relations, community engagement and social media, brand stewardship, employee communications, and related marketing-communications activities. She 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 40 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. She brings extensive experience in strategic corporate communications, including financial and crisis communications management. She also co-chairs the Washington Chapter of Women Corporate Directors. Ms. Hudson’s extensive experience in communication and marketing initiatives combined with her knowledge of, exposure to and expertise in, developing and articulating sustainability programs is relevant to her role as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors.

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. Mr. Johnson’s finance experience and leadership skills enable him to make valuable contributions to our Audit Committee, where he serves as a financial expert.

Robert Johnson

Mr. Robert B. Johnson is Independent Director of the company. He retired from Porter Novelli PR in October 2014, at which he had been a senior advisor of 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. Promotion of diversity is important to the Company, an area that Mr. Johnson provides extensive experience to the Board. Additionally, Mr. Johnson’s significant public relations experience provides the Board with valuable expertise in conducting the Company’s public relations.

Charles Knapp

Dr. Charles B. Knapp, Ph.D., is Independent Director of the company. He was most recently the interim Dean of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia from July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014 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 the comapny. 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 no longer Independent Director of Aflac Inc. He is not standing for re-election and will retire at the end of his term at the Annual Meeting.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 the company. He has been the Chairman of Nippon Tochi-Tatemono Co., Ltd., a residential and commercial real estate development company in Japan, since November 2014. He was most recently President of Nippon-Tatemono Co., Ltd from January 2010 through October 2014 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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