Aflac Names Gerardo Monroy Head of U.S. Innovation Strategy and Execution

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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Aflac Incorporated (Columbus, Ga.) has named Gerardo Monroy senior VP, Aflac U.S. Innovation Strategy and Execution, reporting to Virgil R. Miller, executive VP; 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.

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

During a career of more than 25 years, Monroy has gained experience in business segment leadership responsibility, strategic planning, business development, marketing and sales, operations and finance, an Aflac statement notes. He served most recently as chief marketing officer for CNO Financial Group (Carmel, Ind.), having held leadership positions of increasing responsibility at CNO and its subsidiaries, including president of Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company (Philadelphia) and various leadership roles at Bankers Life & Casualty Company (Chicago). 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.

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

Powering Innovation to Sustain Market Leadership

“With our ongoing emphasis on innovation and transformation, I am pleased Gerardo is joining the Aflac team in this newly created role,” comments Miller. “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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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at [email protected] or (503) 936-2803.

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