Retired Aflac executive Ann Henderson-Johnson died this morning at St. Francis Hospital.Henderson-Johnson was 70.
She is remember as a pioneer with the Columbus-based supplemental insurance company and person who was involved in many charitable and community causes after her retirement.
Henderson-Johnson, who started as a secretary, was a pioneer at Aflac, one of the first women to become an officer in the company. She was in charge of human resources when she retired,
"The employees loved her," Aflac Chairman Dan Amos said. "People begin to figure out in the corporate world who the officers are who have a heart for the average worker. Ann was one of those individuals who had a heart for people, specifically women. They identified with her as a role model on how to move up in corporate America because it didn't go on back then to the extent it does today."
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Funeral arrangements are pending.