Aflac Takes Home 8 Stevie Awards From The American Business Awards

Staff Report From Columbus CEO

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, announced that the company took home eight Stevie Awards from the American Business Awards at a banquet last week in New York City. The company was honored with four gold awards, two silver, and two bronze in the areas of Communications, Technology, Human Resources, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cybersecurity and Financial Services.

The Stevie Awards were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. Stevie Awards judges include many of the world's most respected executives, entrepreneurs, innovators and business educators.

"Winning a Stevie American Business Award provides validation that our honorees are doing business the right way," Stevie President Michael Gallagher said. "Aflac can feel great pride in taking home eight awards in areas ranging from technology and communications to cybersecurity and corporate social responsibility, including four Gold Stevies. Congratulations to Aflac for this achievement."

The awards won by Aflac are:


  • IT Executive of the Year, Julia Davis, Aflac CIO

  • HR Executive of the Year, Matthew Owenby, Aflac CHRO

  • PR Executive of the Year, Jon Sullivan, Director of Corporate Communications

  • Communications Team of the Year, Aflac Corporate Communications


  • Tech Innovator of the Year, Tim Callahan, Aflac Global CISO

  • CSR Program of the Year, Aflac "Leaving Your Duckprints"


  • Financial Services Executive of the Year, June Howard, Aflac CAO

  • Communications or PR Campaign of the Year for Social Media, Aflac Spotlights Workplace Diversity