Media resources

To receive news alerts by email, login or register here.

Media contacts

Click here to contact Unum’s Media Relations team or call our toll-free media line at 866-750-8686.

Other company news

  • 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...
  • 5/20/14 9:01 am EDT

    Arnold assumes role of president of Unum unit

    COLUMBIA, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Randall C. Horn, president and chief executive officer of its Colonial Life business, intends to retire in the first quarter of 2015. He is stepping down from his role as president of Colonial Life effective July 1, 2014, while remaining chief executive officer until Dec. 31, 2014. Timothy G. Arnold, currently senior vice president of sales and marketing for Colonial Life, will become president July 1more...
  • 3/31/14 1:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its first quarter results on Wednesday, May 7, 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 at www.unum.com, which can also be directly accessed at www.investors.unum.com. Members of Unum Group senior management will host a conference call on Thursday, May 8, at 9 a.m. Eastern to discuss themore...
  • 2/7/14 2:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Thomas R. Watjen, president and chief executive officer, will be representing the company at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Insurance Conference, Feb. 13, 2014, in New York City. Watjen is scheduled to speak at 1:10 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 on the Investorsmore...
  • 1/31/14 3:00 pm EST

    Topics focus on FMLA, return to work, absence management strategies

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM) and the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) are teaming up once again to offer a series of online educational forums on disability and absence management. This year’s online forums will cover important topics relevant to employers and industry professionals including health and productivity programs, disability and absence management and updates on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Family and Medical Leavemore...
  • 12/18/13 11:47 am EST
      Unum’s Bilda Acuña recognized as Top 5 executive by LATINA Style magazine CHATTANOOGA (Dec. 18, 2013) – Bilda Acuña, assistant vice president of Hispanic Markets for Unum, has been named one of the Top 5 Latina Executives of the Year by LATINA Style magazine. Acuña will speak as part of the Executive Excellence panel during the LATINA Style Diversity Leaders Conference on Feb. 6 in Washington, D.C. She and the other Top 5 Latina Executives of the Year will comprise this panel that willmore...
  • 11/6/13 9:00 am EST

    Financial security of working Americans is important priority, Unum says

    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The creation of a bipartisan Income Protection Caucus in Congress will help focus attention on the financial vulnerability of working Americans and increase awareness of the value of income protection benefits available at the workplace. “The Income Protection Caucus will highlight issues that affect the financial security of millions of people and their families,” said Unum President and CEO Tom Watjen. “There is a tremendous need andmore...
  • 11/4/13 4:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced today that Theodore H. Bunting Jr., group president of Utility Operations for Entergy Corporation, has been elected to serve as a director of the company. At Entergy, Bunting is responsible for the regulated utility financial results, along with operational results of electric and natural gas distribution and customer service. In addition, he oversees utility regulatory support and regulated retailmore...
  • 11/1/13 1:00 pm EDT

    Unum named one of the Best Places to Work for thriving corporate culture

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) ranks third among large life and health insurers in the 2013 Best Places to Work in Insurance recognition from Business Insurance magazine. Earlier this fall, the company’s Colonial Life business in South Carolina and Unum in Maine were also named to the Best Places to Work lists in those states. Unum is one of 60 companies named to Maine’s 2013 Best Places to Work list, the eighth straight year the company hasmore...