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  • 2/3/15 4:00 pm EST

    CFO Richard McKenney Named President and Appointed to Board of Directors Effective April 1, 2015;
    Will Succeed Thomas Watjen as CEO Effective at 2015 Annual Meeting

    President and CEO of Closed Block Operations Jack McGarry to Succeed McKenney as CFO

    Watjen to be Named Chairman; Chairman William Ryan to Become Lead Independent Director

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Richard McKenney has been named the Company’s next Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Thomas Watjen, who has informed the Board of his decision to retire from his executive position at Unum’s 2015 Annual Meeting after 12 years as CEO. Effective April 1, 2015, McKenney, 46, will become President and be appointed to the Unum Board of Directors. Effective at the Company’more...
  • 2/2/15 11:00 am EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Rick McKenney, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be representing the company at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Insurance Conference, Feb. 11, 2015, in New York City. McKenney is scheduled to speak at 2:55 p.m. Eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth opportunities. There will be a live audio webcast of the presentation available onmore...
  • 12/18/14 10:30 am EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) today announced that Lisa G. Iglesias will become the new executive vice president and general counsel for the company. Liston Bishop III, who currently holds that position, has announced his intention to retire from the company at the end of March 2015. “Bo has made many significant contributions to Unum as a member of my leadership team,” said Thomas R. Watjen, chief executive officer of Unum. “We willmore...
  • 9/15/14 1:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its third quarter results on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at approximately 4 p.m. Eastern. The earnings news release and the financial supplement will be available in the Investors section of the company’s website, which can be directly accessed at www.investors.unum.com. Members of Unum Group senior management will host a conference call on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 9 a.m. Eastern to discuss the results ofmore...
  • 8/26/14 9:00 am EDT

    Award recognizes the excellence Unum’s valued suppliers deliver year-round

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GENEX Social Security is the first recipient of Unum’s new Global Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of the vital role they play in the company’s successful operations. Unum (NYSE: UNM) is a leading provider of financial protection benefits through the workplace in the U.S. and the U.K. Unum’s benefits help protect millions of working people and their families in the event of an illness, injury or loss of lifemore...
  • 8/25/14 11:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Tom Watjen, president and chief executive officer, will be representing the company at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Insurance Conference, September 3, 2014, in New York City. Watjen is scheduled to speak at 3:40 pm Eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth opportunities. There will be a live audio webcast of the presentation available on the Investorsmore...
  • 7/29/14 9:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced today that Cynthia Egan, senior advisor to the Treasury Department and former president of retirement plan services at T. Rowe Price Group, has been elected to serve as a director of the company. Recognized as a leader in the retirement industry for defining leading-edge solutions, Egan is currently advising senior Treasury officials on the development of “myRA”, the Treasury-sponsored program thatmore...
  • 6/30/14 1:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its second quarter results on Wednesday, July 30, at approximately 4 p.m. Eastern. The earnings news release and the financial supplement will be available in the Investors section of the company’s website, which can be directly accessed at www.investors.unum.com. Members of Unum Group senior management will host a conference call on Thursday, July 31, at 9 a.m. Eastern to discuss the results ofmore...
  • 6/25/14 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the ninth year, Unum has been honored for its continuous efforts to support the health and wellness of U.S. employees and their families. Unum (NYSE: UNM) was among 63 U.S. employers that received the 2014 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® award at the Leadership Summit sponsored by the National Business Group on Health’s Institute on Innovation in Workforce Well-being. Unum was honored with the goldmore...
  • 5/20/14 10:48 am EDT
    COLUMBIA, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) annual meeting today, President and CEO Thomas R. Watjen told shareholders that the company is poised to realize unparalleled market potential. “Throughout our entire history we have built a tremendous franchise and legacy, and I’ve never been more optimistic about our prospects for growth or more confident in our ability to capitalize on the opportunities that lie ahead,” Watjen said. Withmore...