Ernst & Young's Karole Lloyd Joins Board of Aflac
Monday, January 9th, 2017
Aflac Incorporated announced the appointment of Karole F. Lloyd to its Board of Directors. Lloyd's term will expire at the company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2017, at which time she will stand for election along with the other director nominees. The Board has also appointed her to serve on the Audit and Risk Committee.
Lloyd brings more than 37 years of accounting leadership and experience to Aflac Incorporated's Board, consulting with many of Ernst & Young's highest profile banking, insurance, consumer products, transportation, manufacturing, and retail clients through mergers, IPOs, acquisitions and divestitures. Her extensive experience also includes leading the firm's fair lending practice in regulatory consulting with many of the largest financial institutions across the United States. Since 2009, she has served as vice chair and Southeast Regional managing partner for Ernst & Young. In this capacity, Lloyd has focused on expanding the business from a predominately audit and tax client concentration to a full-scale professional provider of services, including advisory and transaction consulting. For the past seven years, she has also served as a member of Ernst & Young's U.S. Executive Board, Americas Executive Board, and Global Practice Group. Under her leadership, Ernst & Young's Southeast Region doubled its annual revenue. Lloyd served on the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and as a member of the United Way of Greater Atlanta and the Rotary Club of Atlanta. She was previously chair of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors and remains a member of the Board. She is also on the President's Advisory Council and the Board of Visitors at the University of Alabama. She received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Alabama.
Daniel P. Amos, chairman and chief executive officer of Aflac Incorporated, commented: "Karole's inspirational leadership and strategic thinking combined with her extensive accounting and advisory experience across many industries provides valuable perspective, making her an outstanding addition to Aflac Incorporated's Board of Directors. Aflac is fortunate to have her on the Board and will benefit further from her expertise."