Aflac creates new executive role overseeing innovation strategy

Executive will help drive market opportunities for the company

Aflac creates new executive role overseeing innovation strategy

Insurance News

By Lyle Adriano

Aflac has named Gerardo Monroy as senior vice-president of the company’s US innovation strategy and execution.

In this newly created role, Monroy will be in charge of overseeing Aflac’s US innovation delivery system and driving transformational market opportunities, a release said. He will report to Virgil R. Miller, Aflac US executive vice-president, chief operating officer and president of Aflac Group.

Monroy has over 25 years of experience, most recently serving as chief marketing officer for CNO Financial Group. He has held a number of leadership positions of increasing responsibility at CNO and its subsidiaries – including president of Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company and various leadership roles at Bankers Life & Casualty Company. He began his career serving management roles at Procter & Gamble in Mexico, later joining Carrier Corporation/United Technologies in the US.

“With our ongoing emphasis on innovation and transformation, I am pleased Gerardo is joining the Aflac team in this newly created role,” said Miller in a statement. “Given his extensive track record of delivering strong results and his proven acumen in strategy, profit and loss management, marketing and operations, Gerardo’s leadership will be an enormous asset to Aflac.”

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