Aflac Promotes Michael W. Zuna to Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Aflac U.S.

Oct 18, 2010, 16:40 ET from Aflac Incorporated

COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aflac Incorporated announced today that Michael W. Zuna has been promoted to senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Aflac U.S.

Zuna joined Aflac in 2009 as vice president of Marketing, having previously served as managing director at Saatchi & Saatchi New York, the largest agency in the firm's 140-office network and part of Publicis Groupe, the world's third-largest communications organization. Prior to his role at Saatchi & Saatchi, he held client leadership roles at Arnold Worldwide, Ogilvy & Mather, and Lord, Dentsu & Partners. For the last year, Zuna has managed Aflac's brand strategy, national advertising, business-to-business marketing, business-to-consumer marketing, and customer acquisition and retention. Zuna graduated cum laude from the United States Naval Academy with a bachelor's degree in economics and is a military veteran, having served 10 years in the Navy.  

Commenting on the announcement, Aflac President and Chief Operating Officer, Aflac U.S. Paul S. Amos II said, "Michael's extensive background in integrated marketing provides the leadership and expertise Aflac needs to coordinate the right mix of products, strategies, creativity, and resources. He is especially adept at balancing the art and science of marketing and incorporating creativity and operating efficiency to achieve strong results."

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