Eric M. Kirsch

Executive Vice President & Global Chief Investment Officer at Aflac, Inc.

Eric M. Kirsch

Eric M. Kirsch

Executive Vice President & Global Chief Investment Officer at Aflac, Inc.

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Career Highlights

Aflac, Inc.
Aflac Global Investments

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2684

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1961

Age

60

Number of Awards

2

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President & Chief Development Officer at Meridian Health Foundation, Inc.

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Founder at Aflac, Inc.

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Former Professional at Jersey Shore University Medical Center

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Wealth Management Advisor at The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.

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Member, Board of Trustees at Meridian Health Foundation, Inc.

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Former President at Aflac, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Jersey Mike's Franchise Systems, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Stillwell-Hansen, Inc.

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Partner at Harter & Pfleger LLC

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Executive Vice President at FGI Fund Management LP

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Eric M. Kirsch
Executive Vice President & Global Chief Investment Officer at Aflac, Inc.
Education
MBA
Class of 1988

The Joseph I. Lubin School of Business is the business school of Pace University. It was named after Joseph I. Lubin, an alumnus and benefactor of the school.[2] The school was established in 1906 as the Pace School of Accountancy to prepare men and women for the CPA exam.[2] The school is located at Pace University's campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York.

Bachelor of Business Administration
Class of 1984

Baruch College of the City University of New York remains dedicated to being a catalyst for the social, cultural, and financial mobility of a diverse student body, reflective of its historical mission. Baruch College educates men and women for leadership roles in business, civic and cultural affairs, and academia. It offers rigorous baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral programs to qualified students who seek careers in business, public affairs, and the arts and sciences. Integrating professional education with the arts and sciences for undergraduates, Baruch College's faculty cultivates its students’ analytical ability, critical thinking, cultural awareness, and ethical sensibility. The College’s graduate programs focus on professional preparation that enables students to become leaders and innovators in their fields. The faculty’s contributions to knowledge reflect a commitment to teaching, research, scholarship, public policy, and artistic creativity. Through executive education, continuing studies programs, and public events, Baruch engages the larger civic and international community that includes its supportive alumni, extending the College’s visibility and nurturing its global reputation.

Career History
Managing Director, Global Head of Insurance Asset Management
2007 - 2011

GSMALP offers a wide array of investment strategies that span asset classes, industries, and geographies. The firm's products and services across a full range of asset classes including fixed income, money markets, public and private equity, commodities, hedge funds, and real estate. Clients access these solutions through GSAM's proprietary strategies, strategic partnerships, and open architecture programs.

Executive Vice President & Global Chief Investment Officer
2011 - Current

Aflac, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision financial protection services. It operates through the Aflac Japan and Aflac United States (U.S.) segments. The Aflac Japan segment offers life insurance, death benefits, and cash surrender values. The Aflac U.S. segment sells voluntary supplemental insurance products for people who already have major medical or primary insurance coverage. The company was founded by John Amos, Daniel Paul Amos, and William Amos on November 17, 1955 and is headquartered in Columbus, GA.

Vice President & Stable Value Portfolio Manager
Prior

Bankers Trust Co. uses bottom-up research to identify small- can and large-cap core value securities. The firm invests mainly in the stocks of companies in the finance, consumer services, technology services, health technology and electronic technology sectors. Bankers Trust Co. invests in the US and Europe. The maintains a very low turnover rate.

Boards & Committees
Member, Global Operating Committee
Prior

DeAM manages portfolios invested across asset classes, strategies, regions and sectors, with emphasis on active and passive investments in global equity and fixed-income.The firm bases equity selection on fundamental bottom-up analysis and fixed-income investments on the analysis of risk/return profiles using in-house evaluation models as well as quantitative systems. DeAM uses the research of in-house experts, who, based in Frankfurt, London, New York and Tokyo, develop quantitative, fundamental and currency overlay strategies

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Inspired by Bernard M. Baruch's gift, the Baruch College Fund (BCF) was founded in 1969 as a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote the educational welfare of the students of Baruch College. The Baruch College Fund exists to advance the goals and strategic plan of Baruch College by raising and managing private funds on the College’s behalf. Since its inception, the Fund employs best practices and procedures to ensure all gifts to the College are wisely invested and distributed consistent with each donor’s expressed intent.

Treasurer, Board of Trustees
Current

The Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation is the tax-exempt charity providing philanthropic support for Jersey Shore University Medical Center.As part of the Meridian Health family, Jersey Shore University Medical Center has been serving patients across Central and Southern New Jersey for more than a century and is considered the leading academic medical center in the region. Vital funding from individuals, businesses, foundations, and organizations all support Jersey Shore University Medical Center's commitment to keeping our community healthy and advancing medicine through clinical care, teaching, and research.

Trustee
Prior

Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a network of healthcare providers in New Jersey, based out of Edison. Members include academic centers, acute care facilities, and research hospitals. Hackensack Meridian Health's goal is to create one integrated network that has changes how healthcare is delivered in New Jersey. The network was formed in 2016 by a merger between Hackensack University Medical Center and Meridian Health. Hackensack Meridian Health is affiliated with the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine and maintains active teaching programs at its hospitals. After the acquisition of JFK Medical Center in Edison, HMH is now the largest healthcare provider in New Jersey.

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$2,500 - $4,999
2018

Hackensack University Medical Center's standing as one of New Jersey's and the nation's healthcare leaders are driven by a commitment to quality. At the firm quality means always striving to deliver the best medicine to its patients. It means always re-evaluating the delivery of healthcare to ensure that high standards are achieved. It means never turning away from a community need, but instead redoubling its efforts and commitment to respond to those needs.

$25K - $50K
2010

Jersey Shore University Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health family, is a not-for-profit teaching hospital and home to K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital – the first children’s hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Jersey Shore is the regional provider of cardiac surgery, a program which has been ranked among the best in the Northeast, and is home to the only trauma center and stroke rescue center in the region. Through the hospital’s clinical research program, and its affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Jersey Shore serves as an academic center dedicated to advancing medical knowledge, training future physicians and providing the community with access to promising medical breakthroughs.

$1,000 - $4,999
2009

Jersey Shore University Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health family, is a not-for-profit teaching hospital and home to K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital – the first children’s hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Jersey Shore is the regional provider of cardiac surgery, a program which has been ranked among the best in the Northeast, and is home to the only trauma center and stroke rescue center in the region. Through the hospital’s clinical research program, and its affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Jersey Shore serves as an academic center dedicated to advancing medical knowledge, training future physicians and providing the community with access to promising medical breakthroughs.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #56
2017
Asset International CIO Magazine - Chief Investment Officer Power 100
1990
CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst)
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