Aflac, a company engaged in supplemental health and life insurance business, has announced that Japan Post Network, a subsidiary of Japan Post Holdings, has selected Aflac Japan as the exclusive provider of cancer insurance for distribution through the nationwide postal office network.
Daniel Amos, chairman and CEO of Aflac, said: We are very pleased that Japan Post chose our cancer insurance product for sale through its extensive network. We believe Japan Post’s selection of Aflac reflects the quality of our newly introduced Cancer Forte product, the overall strength of the Aflac
brand, a reputation for quality customer service and the support we provide to our sales force. Although Japan Post has not yet established a specific time frame for sales to commence, we anticipate that sales should occur sometime in 2008.