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  • 9/2/15 11:15 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Jack McGarry, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be representing the company at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Insurance Conference, Sept. 9, 2015, in New York City. McGarry 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...
  • 8/14/15 10:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Thomas Kinser intends to retire from the company’s board of directors at the end of the year. “Tom has been a valuable member of our board for more than a decade, and we will certainly miss his industry insights and guidance,” said Chairman Thomas R. Watjen. “We are very appreciative of his contributions and wish him the best in retirement.” Kinser joined Unum’s board in 2004 and hasmore...
  • 8/10/15 10:05 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM) has promoted Vicki J. Gordan to senior vice president and chief internal auditor. The role was previously held by Matt Royal, who was promoted to chief risk officer for Unum Group in July. Gordan will assume her new title today, but will transition over time from her current responsibilities as vice president and chief financial officer for Unum’s National Client Group. Gordan has had a varied career withmore...
  • 8/10/15 8:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum today announced the acquisition of National Dental Plan, a leading provider in the U.K. of dental insurance through the workplace. This adds a valuable offering to the Unum UK portfolio of employee benefits products and services. “Dental insurance is a fast-growing market in the U.K. and a natural fit with our existing portfolio as Unum looks to grow its employee benefits footprint,” said Unum UK CEO Peter O’Donnell. “Together wemore...
  • 7/29/15 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $224.3 million ($0.90 per diluted common share) for the second quarter of 2015, compared to net income of $239.4 million ($0.93 per diluted common share) for the second quarter of 2014. After-tax operating income, which excludes after-tax realized investment gains and losses on the Company’s investment portfolio, including a second quarter of 2014 hedge gain associated with themore...
  • 7/28/15 10:00 am EDT

    Awards recognize the excellence Unum’s valued suppliers deliver year-round

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Express is the first recipient of Unum’s Supplier Breakthrough Award in recognition of the vital role they play in the company’s successful operations. Unum (NYSE: UNM) is a leading provider of financial protection benefits through the workplace in the U.S. and the U.K. Unum’s benefits help protect millions of working people and their families in the event of an illness, injury or loss of life. Themore...
  • 7/28/15 8:15 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced today that Francis J. Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Verizon Communications, Inc., has been elected to serve as a director of the company. At Verizon, Shammo is responsible for the company’s finance and strategic planning operations, and financial transaction services. Prior to his current role, he served as president and chief executive officer for Verizon Telecom andmore...
  • 7/21/15 10:30 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum has added a new app to its mobile and online claims tools to help customers manage disability claims or leave events whenever and wherever it is convenient for them. The new mobile app – now available in Apple, Android and Windows app stores – will help customers easily access and monitor family and medical leave and manage disability claim details. “Customers today expect easy-to-use online options for interacting withmore...
  • 7/17/15 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective July 17, 2015, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.185 per share on its common stock to be paid on Aug. 21, 2015, to stockholders of record on July 31, 2015. 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. Unum’more...
  • 7/9/15 1:10 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM) has appointed Marco Forato in the new role of senior vice president for global growth strategy. In addition, Steve Mitchell has been named chief financial officer for Unum’s U.S. businesses, Steve Zabel is the new president of the U.S. closed block operations, and Matt Royal has been promoted to chief risk officer for Unum Group. In his new role, Forato will work closely with Unum’s senior leadership team to identify andmore...