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  • 4/17/08 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective April 17, 2008, the Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.075 per share on its common stock to be paid on May 16, 2008, to stockholders of record on April 28, 2008. ABOUT UNUM Unum (www.unum.com) is one of the leading providers of employee benefits products and services and the largest provider of group and individual disability income protection insurance in the Unitedmore...
  • 4/7/08 1:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its fourth quarter results on Wednesday, April 30, at approximately 4 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). The earnings news release and the financial supplement will be available in the Investor Information 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 1,more...
  • 4/2/08 3:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This week Unum (NYSE: UNM) launches nationwide its innovative product and service platform called Simply Unum, with sales and service now available in 19 states. This next-generation benefits solution will be offered in an additional 23 states on June 1. Designed specifically for small to midsize businesses, Simply Unum provides a base of group disability and life insurance coupled with voluntary benefits. With more than 28,000 productmore...
  • 3/27/08 3:00 pm EDT

    Short term disability claim process receives high marks in 2007

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Satisfaction among individuals submitting short term disability claims with Unum (NYSE: UNM) in 2007 exceeded the industry average, as found in claimant research conducted by JHA, a leader in disability reinsurance, consulting and research. Specifically, Unum claims representatives excelled with high marks in the following categories: Courteous and respectful – 97 percent Willingness to assistmore...
  • 3/20/08 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Thomas R. Watjen, president and chief executive officer, along with Kevin P. McCarthy, president and chief executive officer of Unum US, will be representing the Company at the Bank of America Smid Cap Conference on March 27, 2008 in Boston, MA. Watjen and McCarthy are scheduled to speak at 9:40 a.m. (ET) and will discuss the Company’s business strategy and future growth opportunities. Theremore...
  • 3/17/08 1:07 pm EDT

    Unum and Home Depot IT executives honored for achievements in
    information security

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lynda Fleury, assistant vice president and chief information security officer at Unum (NYSE: UNM), has received the coveted Information Security Executive Southeast Award 2008. Announced today by Executive Alliance, creator and provider of premium leadership recognition forums and events worldwide, the award acknowledges Fleury’s positive contributions and outstanding accomplishments to the industry through risk management, datamore...
  • 2/29/08 3:02 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer David Fussell will be retiring after 42 years with the company. Fussell will remain with the company until July 1, 2008, in order to provide an effective transition of responsibilities. He will also be retained in a consulting capacity through year end. "David Fussell has made tremendous contributions to this company," said Unum President andmore...
  • 2/29/08 1:47 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective March 1, 2008, Unum (NYSE: UNM) is lowering new business rates on its non-cancelable individual disability insurance which is designed for the executive benefits and professional markets. “We continuously review our products and their rates so that our customers are always offered the best options,” said Steven Joseph, vice president of individual disability operations for Unum. “We have made a strategic decision tomore...
  • 2/28/08 4:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that two of its executives, Thomas R. Watjen, president and chief executive officer of Unum Group, and Kevin P. McCarthy, president and chief executive officer of Unum US, will present at the annual AIFA Conference on Monday, March 3, 2008. Mr. McCarthy will participate in an industry panel discussion at 3:05 p.m. and Mr. Watjen and Mr. McCarthy will also be presenting at a dinner presentation at 6 p.mmore...
  • 2/22/08 3:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) has set May 22, 2008, as the date for the company’s annual meeting of stockholders. The meeting will be held at its home office at 1 Fountain Square, Chattanooga, Tenn., at 10 a.m. Eastern. The directors also have set March 24, 2008, as the record date for determination of stockholders entitled to vote at the annual meeting. About Unum Unum (www.unum.com)more...