Aflac Names Pitney Bowes Outstanding Partner of the Year for Innovation and Technology

  Aflac Names Pitney Bowes Outstanding Partner of the Year for Innovation and

           Pitney Bowes Recognized for Exceptional Customer Service

Business Wire

STAMFORD, Conn. -- March 18, 2013

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) was recently named a 2012 Outstanding Partner of
the Year for Innovation and Technology by Aflac, the number one provider of
guaranteed-renewable insurance in the U.S. Aflac’s annual Outstanding Partner
of the Year Awards recognize companies that help Aflac deliver exceptional
service to its customers. Pitney Bowes won for the Innovation and Technology

In order to meet Aflac’s objectives of creating more personal and relevant
supplemental insurance communications for its clients, Pitney Bowes replaced
Aflac’s existing toner-based monochrome printing devices with its IntelliJet®
20 Printing System. This enabled the insurance provider to produce monthly
statements in full color using 100% variable-data. To further improve
operational performance, Aflac assembles every mailpiece faster, more
accurately and more cost-effectively with fewer resources by utilizing the
Pitney Bowes Mailstream Evolution™ Inserting System. Pitney Bowes is also
providing comprehensive print and mail customer service to help Alfac achieve
their operational goals.

“We are honored to receive this award from Aflac,” said Christoph Stehmann,
president, Document Messaging Technologies, Pitney Bowes. “Aflac is helping to
lead the way in using highly personalized relevant communications to help
build stronger client relationships by migrating to a high-quality,
full-color, 100 percent variable data production print environment.”

“We would like to congratulate Pitney Bowes as an Aflac 2012 Partner of the
Year award winner for Innovation and Technology,” said Kevin McCarty, Aflac’s
senior manager of Support Services. “The solutions, technology and service
that Pitney Bowes is providing to Aflac help us increase the quality of our
communications for clients and operational performance.”

The award was announced at an event hosted by Aflac in Columbus, Georgia.

About Pitney Bowes:

Pitney Bowes provides technology solutions for small, mid-size and large firms
that help them connect with customers to build loyalty and grow revenue. The
company’s solutions for financial services, insurance, healthcare,
telecommunications, legal, public sector and retail organizations are
delivered on open platforms to best organize, analyze and apply both public
and proprietary data to two-way customer communications. Pitney Bowes is the
only firm that includes direct mail, transactional mail, call centers and
in-store technologies in its solution mix along with digital channels such as
the Web, email, live chat and mobile applications. Pitney Bowes has
approximately USD$5 billion in annual revenues and 27,000 employees worldwide.
Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™.


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