Forbes.com has named Columbus supplemental insurer Aflac Inc. one of the country’s best managed companies.
Aflac was chosen as America’s Best Managed Company for the insurance industry this year. For the ninth time, it also appeared on Forbes’ list of the 400 Best Big Companies, based on sales and earnings growth, debt to total capital, earnings outlook and stock market returns.
Aflac Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dan Amos said it was an honor to be recognized as on of the country’s best managed firms.
“It illustrates management’s commitment to the company’s core values and the financial strength of the company,” he said in a statement.
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Forbes editors rate firms on one- and five-year data, looking at both long-term success and latest performance. With the rankings and other data, one business is chosen as the best managed for each industry.
The lists of 400 Best Big Companies and America’s Best Managed Companies are now available at www.forbes.com.