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  • 3/22/12 2:30 pm EDT

    Industry experts discuss key role of employer-sponsored disability coverage

    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) CEO Tom Watjen spoke today at a Senate committee hearing on the value of income protection benefits to individuals, businesses and the government as well as the need for the private disability insurance industry and the government to work together to expand these coverages. “The ability to earn a living is the most important asset people have, and protecting that asset benefits individuals, families, businesses andmore...
  • 3/22/12 11:00 am 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 J.P. Morgan 2012 Insurance Conference, March 29, 2012, in New York City. McKenney is scheduled to speak at 9:45 a.m. Eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth opportunities. Interested parties may hear the comments in listen-only mode. A dial-in numbermore...
  • 1/25/12 8:00 am EST
    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 Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum, Feb. 10, 2012, in Miami. Watjen is scheduled to speak at 11:45 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 in the Investors section of the company’smore...
  • 12/16/11 9:32 am EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today announced that Kevin P. McCarthy will become chief operating officer of the company effective Jan. 1, 2012, in addition to maintaining his role as president and chief executive officer of its largest business unit, Unum US. “Kevin has a long track record of success with our company,” said Thomas R. Watjen, chief executive officer of Unum, “and this is a natural extension of his role as head of our Enterprisemore...
  • 12/15/11 11:30 am EST

    Unum launches learning center to help brokers and employers keep up with changes

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM) has launched a website on health care reform to help benefits professionals and businesses stay up to date on the changes and their effects. The site offers straightforward information and analysis through updates to health care reform law, reports and podcasts. “New health coverage requirements will significantly impact the way our sales partners and customers do business,” said Jim Hettenbach, director of marketmore...
  • 11/17/11 3:30 pm EST

    Unum launches consumer education videos to communicate importance of financial protection benefits

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nothing is more effective than a simple story in helping people understand the importance of financial protection benefits, so Unum (NYSE:UNM) has launched six short videos that use engaging, conversational stories to explain the critical role benefits play in protecting the finances of employees. “Many people either don’t realize the importance of having financial protection benefits, or they think they’ll never get injured or illmore...
  • 11/4/11 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) rang The Closing BellSM on the New York Stock Exchange today in commemoration of its 25th anniversary on the exchange and in recognition of more than 160 years of service to the financial protection industry. “Today our company represents many proud companies - Unum, Provident, Paul Revere and Colonial Life to name a few - that together have successfully served our markets for generations,” said President and CEOmore...
  • 10/6/11 10:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) today announced that Robert O. Best, executive vice president of Global Services, will be retiring from the company at year end. “Words can’t express how valuable Bob has been to our company over the years,” said Thomas R. Watjen, chief executive officer of Unum. “In addition to serving at one point earlier in his career as chief operating officer of Colonial Life, Bob has for so many years guided ourmore...
  • 9/1/11 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 Barclay’s Global Financial Services Conference, Sept. 12, 2011, in New York City. Watjen is scheduled to speak at 10:30 a.m. Eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth opportunities. There will be a live audio webcast of the presentationmore...
  • 8/31/11 10:30 am 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 Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2011 Insurance Conference, Sept. 7, 2011, in New York City. McKenney is scheduled to speak at 2:05 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 availablemore...