Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time: 2pm ET | 11am PT
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An annual employee benefits study that examines the issues impacting benefits in the workplace, the Aflac WorkForces Report is one of the largest surveys of American workers and business decision-makers conducted to identify their attitudes, opinions and understanding of employee benefits and related matters.
The 2014 Aflac WorkForces Report, which incorporates responses from 5,209 employees and 1,856 business decision-makers, shows the impact health care reform is having in the workplace, the growing importance of voluntary benefits to workers, as well as the correlation between good benefits and business success and profitability.
Kip Havel is Vice President, Aflac. An experienced marketing communications executive, Mr. Havel possesses a keen understanding of the latest marketing, business, economic and workforce trends. He is the creator of the Aflac WorkForces Report, an annual research study about benefits trends and effectiveness, and is the primary spokesperson for the study findings, presenting to business audiences across the nation.
Prior to joining Aflac, Mr. Havel was the director of marketing and public relations for Spherion Corporation, now merged with Randstad U.S. He had responsibility for all marketing and external communications programs for the corporation and its brands. He also led the development of numerous thought leadership and social marketing programs, including the launch of the branded web series "The Temp Life."
Havel has also held positions at Hill and Knowlton and Edelman Public Relations Worldwide.
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