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  • 3/23/17 11:41 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) and its employees in the U.S., U.K. and Ireland contributed more than $12.4 million and volunteered more than 87,000 volunteer hours to charitable organizations in 2016. “Unum’s commitment to social responsibility is one of our core values and is reflected in the longstanding tradition we have of giving back to our communities,” said Joe Foley, senior vice president. “It’s rewarding to see our employees share thatmore...
  • 2/17/17 11:30 am EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2017) – Unum (NYSE:UNM) has promoted William Bagley to senior vice president and chief supply officer; Matthew Monaghan to senior vice president of Corporate and Regulatory and general counsel of the Closed Block; Cherie Pashley to senior vice president of Tax and Treasury; Richard Shaffer to senior vice president of Growth Markets and the Enrollment Center; and Danny Waxenberg to senior vice president and chief accounting officer.Since joining Unum in 2012, Bagleymore...
  • 2/15/17 10:00 am EST

    National provider network grows by nearly 15 percent

    BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An industry leader in employee benefits, Unum (NYSE: UNM) has increased its dental provider network by nearly 15 percent to 100,000 unique in-network providers and more than 323,000 access points nationwide. The expansion was spearheaded by Unum’s dental center of expertise, Starmount, a top provider and administrator of dental and vision insurance coverage for groups and individuals. The network expansion allows employers, theirmore...
  • 2/9/17 10:00 am EST
    PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM) and MaineHealth have formed ground-breaking partnerships with Venture Hall, an innovation center in Portland, Maine, to attract entrepreneurs and innovators from across the country to create new solutions for the health care industry. The first-of-its-kind partnership for Maine will tackle problems that both organizations see as critical to health care providers. Through Venture Hall’s highly selective summer acceleratormore...
  • 2/1/17 4:15 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $248.0 million ($1.07 per diluted common share) for the fourth quarter of 2016, compared to net income of $226.1 million ($0.93 per diluted common share) for the fourth quarter of 2015. After-tax operating income, which excludes after-tax realized investment gains and losses on the Company’s investment portfolio and the amortization of prior period actuarial losses on the Company’smore...
  • 1/17/17 2:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective Jan. 17, 2017, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share on its common stock to be paid on Feb. 17, 2017, to stockholders of record on Jan. 30, 2017. ABOUT UNUM GROUP Unum Group (www.unum.com) is a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the United States and the United Kingdom. Its primary businesses are Unum US, Colonial Life and Unum UK. Unummore...
  • 1/11/17 10:00 am EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A longtime leader in employee benefits, Unum (NYSE:UNM) has entered a new arena with the launch of Unum Dental and Unum Vision. Click to tweet. The addition of dental and vision insurance – two important coverages that employees need and want – enables Unum to become the single provider of employee benefits packages that complement health and retirement. “Dental and vision plans are essential to a comprehensive employeemore...
  • 1/3/17 2:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its fourth quarter 2016 results Wednesday, Feb. 1, at approximately 4:15 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, Feb. 2, at 9 a.m. Eastern to discuss the results ofmore...
  • 12/15/16 11:30 am EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today hosted an Investor Day in New York City, including a business update and outlook for 2017. President and Chief Executive Officer Rick McKenney and other members of Unum’s executive management team provided an update on the state of the company, including presentations from business segment leaders, and the outlook for 2017. Unum expects after-tax operating income per share growth in a range of 3more...
  • 12/8/16 4:00 pm EST

    Board leadership transition to take place at 2017 Annual Meeting

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Non-executive Chairman Thomas R. Watjen has informed Unum Group’s (NYSE:UNM) board of directors of his decision to not stand for re-election at the company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders in May 2017. Watjen’s retirement marks the completion of a two-year leadership transition that began in 2015 when he stepped down as CEO of the company and Richard P. McKenney assumed the role. “When I became chairman, I committed to a two-year termmore...