Category Archives: Insurance

Fortune names Aflac to most admired companies list

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, announced today that the company has once again been named to Fortune Magazine's list of the World's Most Admired Companies. This marks the 16th time that the Georgia-based insurance company has been included on the prestigious list. "Aflac…
Read more

Aflac Inc. reports 4th-quarter revenue, earnings up

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Aflac Incorporated reported its fourth quarter results. Reflecting the stronger yen/dollar exchange rate, total revenues increased 12.0% to $6.0 billion during the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with $5.3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015. Net earnings were $751 million, or $1.84 per diluted share, compared with $730 million, or $1.71…
Read more

Scott and Co. promotes Piper to senior manager

Columbia, SC – Scott and Company LLC, is pleased to announce that Meredith Piper has been promoted to senior manager in the firm’s Assurance and Advisory Services department. “We are delighted to see Meredith reach this new level of leadership within the firm,” said Don Mobley, CPA, Managing Member. “She consistently shows initiative and is…
Read more

Karole F. Lloyd appointed to Aflac Inc. board of directors

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Aflac Incorporated announced the appointment of Karole F. Lloyd to its Board of Directors. Lloyd's term will expire at the company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2017, at which time she will stand for election along with the other director nominees. The Board has also appointed her to serve on the Audit…
Read more

Deadline extended to file flood claims from Hurricane Matthew

COLUMBIA - National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders affected by Hurricane Matthew, and the flooding that followed, now have 120 days from the date of their loss to file a flood insurance claim. The extension doubles the 60-day deadline NFIP usually requires for policyholders to submit a fully documented, signed and sworn proof-of-loss claim. The…
Read more

Aflac named to Fortune Magazine’s Best Workplaces lists

COLUMBUS, Ga. --  Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, announced two major honors for the company and its workforce. Aflac was named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2016 lists of the Best Workplaces for Diversity and the Best Workplaces for African Americans, according to global research and consulting firm…
Read more

S.C. Chamber launches effort to keep workers insured

Columbia, SC—About 57 percent of all uninsured Americans have jobs.  Most of these uninsured individuals work in small businesses that are not required to offer health insurance if they have fewer than 50 full-time equivalent employees. The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce has launched an effort to address this issue.  “Gaining the help…
Read more

Aflac reports increased revenue, net earnings for 3rd quarter

COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 27, 2016 -- Aflac Incorporated reported its third quarter results. Reflecting the stronger yen/dollar exchange rate, total revenues increased 13.4% to $5.7 billion during the third quarter of 2016, compared with $5.0 billion in the third quarter of 2015. Net earnings were $629 million, or $1.53 per diluted share, compared with $567…
Read more

Geico’s Columbia office relocates to 504 Gervais St.

GEICO's Columbia area local office, headed by agent Ricky Hagood, has relocated from 275 Harbison Boulevard Suite CC to 504 Gervais St. in Columbia. Hagood and his team of licensed agents have served the Columbia area for the last three years. They have an extensive insurance industry background and can provide counseling and quotes for…
Read more

Aflac head Daniel P. Amos named to Harvard’s list of top CEOs

COLUMBUS, Ga., - Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S., today announced that Daniel P. Amos, the company's chairman and chief executive officer, has been named to the Harvard Business Review's 2016 list of the 100 Best Performing CEOs in the World. Amos, listed at No. 32, moved…
Read more