COLUMBUS, Ga., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated announced today that Ronald G. Agypt has been promoted to senior vice president, Aflac Broker Sales.
Agypt joined the Aflac Broker Sales Division in 2008 as vice president. Before joining Aflac, he spent more than 34 years with Combined Insurance. His last two positions were managing director and senior vice president of Combined Insurance, where he built and developed a worksite solutions company.
As senior vice president of Aflac Broker Sales, Agypt is responsible for broker-related corporate strategies, operational performance, professional and management development, and national marketing relationships. He served on the boards of directors of Sterling Life Insurance and the Legal Club of America.
About Agypt's promotion, Aflac Senior Vice President and Director of Sales Thomas R. Giddens commented: "Ron's experience within the broker arena has infused our broker initiative with leadership, opportunities, and results. As we continue to enhance our Aflac U.S. product portfolio with group products that complement our individual products, I believe our entire sales force, including brokers, will continue to benefit from more options, as will our customers. I congratulate Ron on this well-deserved promotion."
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