Daniel P. Amos

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DEFINITION of 'Daniel P. Amos'

The chairman and CEO of insurance company Aflac (as of 2010). Born in 1951, Dan Amos joined Aflac in 1973 as a salesman. He became CEO in 1990 and chairman in 2001. Before that, he served as the company's president and later as its COO. The company's extremely successful ad campaign, created by Amos, is based on a white duck that quacks, "Aflac".


Amos has significantly increased the company's revenues during his tenure, and "Fortune" magazine has repeatedly named Aflac to its lists of America's Most Admired Companies and 100 Best Companies to Work For. "Institutional Investor" magazine has repeatedly named Amos one of America's best CEOs.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Daniel P. Amos'

Aflac is one of the largest life insurance company in Japan, and as of 2009, more than half of Aflac's revenues come from that country. However, it also has a strong U.S. presence. Aflac is a publicly traded Fortune 500 company that specializes in supplemental insurance coverage.

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