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Aflac Names Gerardo Monroy as SVP, Aflac U.S. Innovation Strategy and Execution

Aflac Incorporated announced that Gerardo Monroyhas been named senior vice president, Aflac U.S. Innovation Strategy and Execution, reporting to Virgil R. Miller, executive vice president; chief operating officer, Aflac U.S.; president, Aflac Group. In this newly created role, Monroy will be responsible for overseeing Aflac’s U.S. innovation delivery system and driving transformational market opportunities to diversify Aflac’s enterprise business portfolio.

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Monroy brings to Aflac more than 25 years of well-rounded experience that includes business segment leadership responsibility, strategic planning, business development, marketing and sales, operations and finance. Before joining Aflac, he served most recently as chief marketing officer for CNO Financial Group, having held leadership positions of increasing responsibility at CNO and its subsidiaries, including president of Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company and various leadership roles at Bankers Life & Casualty Company. His early career began with management roles at Procter & Gamble in Mexico and later with Carrier Corporation/United Technologies in the U.S. and abroad.

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Monroy earned a bachelor’s degree in public accounting from Universidad Iberoamericana and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.

Commenting on the announcement, Virgil Miller said: “With our ongoing emphasis on innovation and transformation, I am pleased Gerardo is joining the Aflac team in this newly created role. Given his extensive track record of delivering strong results and his proven acumen in strategy, profit and loss management, marketing and operations, Gerardo’s leadership will be an enormous asset to Aflac. We look forward to his focus on powering innovation to sustain our market leadership as we navigate and develop new markets, while targeting our customers’ new and continually evolving needs.”

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