As we embarked on 2020, we at Aflac were eagerly anticipating a year celebrating an array of significant milestones for the company: first, the 65th anniversary of Aflac’s founding; the Aflac Duck’s 20th anniversary; the 25th anniversary of the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta; the 38th consecutive year that Aflac Incorporated has increased the annual dividend to our shareholders; and my 30th year as CEO of Aflac Incorporated.
Business leaders today gain real-time insights from the core strategies of successful pioneers. Yet they might be surprised to learn that the most critical components include attention to company culture and positive citizenship, even from the earliest business phases.
Aflac, for example, is one company that proves these building blocks ensure people and companies not only weather the storm but also thrive when crisis hits.
Amos and his wife, Kathleen, gave $1 million to Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital. With an additional publicly-raised $900,000-plus, the result was a fifth-floor renovation with an additional 36 beds for COVID-19 patients and much needed mask and PPE purchases.
Aflac CEO Dan Amos joined Fox and Friends to discuss why he and his wife, Kathelen, recently donated $1 million to help Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital in Aflac’s hometown of Columbus, Georgia, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you would like to give to this cause, go to Piedmont.org/PCRFoundation, or check with your local facility to see how you can donate.
Dan Amos faces 11-year-old cancer survivor Chloe Davison in ‘hard-hitting’ interview
COLUMBUS, Ga., November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In what he describes – tongue firmly in cheek – as “one of the toughest interviews I’ve ever done,” Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos, the second longest tenured CEO in the Fortune 200 and four-time recipient of the Harvard Business Review’s recognition as one of the 100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World, recently sat down at the company’s headquarters in Columbus, Georgia, for an interview with 11-year-old cancer survivor Chloe Davison of Grants Pass,