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  • 11/14/12 1:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that it will hold its annual investor meeting on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at the InterContinental New York Barclay in New York. The event is currently scheduled from 2- 4 p.m., and will be simulcast in a listen-only mode on the Investors page of the company’s website, beginning approximately 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting. A complete schedule of presentations will be posted on themore...
  • 10/1/12 10:30 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its third quarter results on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at approximately 4 p.m. Eastern. The earnings news release and the financial supplement will be available in the “Investors” section of 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, Nov. 1, at 9 a.m. Eastern to discuss the results ofmore...
  • 9/17/12 9:00 am EDT

    O’Donnell named CEO of Unum UK

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) today announced that Jack McGarry, who has served as CEO of Unum UK since July 2010, will return to the U.S. to manage the company’s closed block of business. Peter O’Donnell, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Unum UK, has been named to replace McGarry as president and CEO of that unit. “These leadership changes affect two very important areas of our company,” said Thomas R. Watjen, president andmore...
  • 9/5/12 4:00 pm EDT
    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 Barclays Global Financial Services Conference, Sept. 10, 2012, in New York City. McKenney is scheduled to speak at 3:30 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 themore...
  • 8/30/12 4:00 pm 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, Sept. 6, 2012, in New York City. Watjen is scheduled to speak at 9:30 a.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 Investors page ofmore...
  • 8/16/12 9:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced today that Timothy F. Keaney, vice chairman of BNY Mellon and CEO of BNY Mellon Asset Servicing, has been elected to serve as a director of the company. Keaney is a member of BNY Mellon’s executive committee, which oversees day-to-day operations for that organization. Prior to the merger of The Bank of New York Company, Inc., and Mellon Financial Corporation, Keaney was head of The Bank of New York’smore...
  • 7/23/12 2:00 pm EDT

    Center for Plain Language grants Unum a ClearMark Award for claims guide

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Simpler is better. That philosophy drives the approach Unum (NYSE:UNM) takes to customer communication, and recently earned the company a ClearMark Award from the Center for Plain Language. “This recognition is a great indication of the value of the work we’ve done to simplify our communications in every area of the business,” said Chris St. John, Consumer Strategy director at Unum. “Our industry is complex, so it’s a challengemore...
  • 6/27/12 11:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the seventh time, Unum has received national recognition for its ongoing commitment to the health of its U.S. employees and their families. Unum was among 66 U.S. employers that received the 2012 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award today from the National Business Group on Health in Washington, D.C. Unum achieved the highest level of recognition – a platinum award – for its efforts. “One of our top prioritiesmore...
  • 5/30/12 1:00 pm 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 Morgan Stanley Financials Conference, June 13, 2012, in New York City. Watjen is scheduled to speak at 3:00 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 “Investors” page of themore...
  • 5/16/12 2:30 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) today announced that Diane Garofalo will become the new senior vice president of Corporate Human Resources. Eileen Farrar, who currently holds that position, has announced her retirement from the company at year end. “Eileen has made many significant contributions in her 33 years with Unum, most recently as a member of my management team,” said Thomas R. Watjen, chief executive officer of Unum. “We will certainlymore...