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  • 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...
  • 10/26/16 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $236.0 million ($1.01 per diluted common share) for the third quarter of 2016, compared to net income of $203.8 million ($0.83 per diluted common share) for the third 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...
  • 10/14/16 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective Oct. 14, 2016, 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 Nov. 18, 2016, to stockholders of record on Oct. 31, 2016. 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.more...
  • 10/5/16 9:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that it will hold its annual investor meeting on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, at the Grand Hyatt New York. The meeting will start at 8 a.m. Eastern and should end by 11 a.m. Eastern. The event will be simulcast in a listen-only mode on the Investors page of the company’s website (www.investors.unum.com). It is recommended that interested parties access the webcast approximately 5-10 minutesmore...
  • 9/28/16 2:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its third quarter 2016 results Wednesday, Oct. 26, 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, Oct. 27, at 9 a.m. Eastern to discuss the results ofmore...
  • 8/26/16 11:30 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Rick McKenney, president and chief executive officer, will be representing the company at the 2016 KBW Insurance Conference, Wednesday, September 7, 2016, in New York City. McKenney is scheduled to speak at 9:30 a.m. Eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth prospects. There will be a live audio webcast of the presentation available on the Investors section ofmore...
  • 8/1/16 4:15 pm EDT

    Company sets ambitious growth plans for dental and vision business

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) has completed its purchase of H&J Capital, LLC, parent of Starmount Life Insurance Company and AlwaysCare Benefits (“Starmount”), a leading independent dental and vision benefits company that will support Unum’s long-term growth plans for workplace financial protection products. “We are excited to welcome Starmount to the Unum family and to establish Baton Rouge as our center of excellence for the dental and visionmore...
  • 7/27/16 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $236.8 million ($1.00 per diluted common share) for the second quarter of 2016, compared to net income of $224.3 million ($0.90 per diluted common share) for the second 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...
  • 7/15/16 2:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective July 15, 2016, 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 Aug. 19, 2016, to stockholders of record on July 29, 2016. 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...