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  • 3/30/15 1:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its first quarter results on Wednesday, April 29, at approximately 4 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, April 30, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern to discuss the results ofmore...
  • 3/16/15 12:45 pm 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 JP Morgan Insurance Conference March 18, 2015, in New York City. McKenney is scheduled to speak at 1:45 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 the Investorsmore...
  • 3/2/15 11:30 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 RBC Capital Markets Financial Institutions Conference March 11, 2015, in New York City. Watjen is scheduled to speak at 1:30 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 the Investorsmore...
  • 2/26/15 7:45 am EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced today that Ronald P. O’Hanley, former president of Asset Management and Corporate Services for Fidelity Investments, has been elected to serve as a director of the company. At Fidelity, O’Hanley had oversight of all Fidelity Asset Management organizations, including Fidelity Management & Research Company (FMRCo), Pyramis Global Advisors and the Asset Allocation teams, with a combined total of $1.9more...
  • 2/25/15 1:30 pm EST

    Group voluntary plan design stabilizes benefit costs, allows for employee choice

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new disability insurance offering from Unum (NYSE: UNM) simplifies benefits decision-making, while allowing employees to easily choose the financial protection and price that’s right for them. “Only about a third of workers today have access to disability benefits at work, yet almost all employees want this coverage available,” said Kathy Plummer, director of disability product development. “The newest addition to our disabilitymore...
  • 2/24/15 1:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) and its employees in the U.S., U.K. and Ireland showed strong support for charitable organizations in 2014, contributing nearly $12.7 million and volunteering more than 111,000 volunteer hours in the areas the company operates. “Unum has a long and proud tradition of giving back to our communities and making an impact on those who could use a helping hand,” said Joe Foley, chief marketing officer. “That commitment tomore...
  • 2/3/15 4:00 pm EST

    CFO Richard McKenney Named President and Appointed to Board of Directors Effective April 1, 2015;
    Will Succeed Thomas Watjen as CEO Effective at 2015 Annual Meeting

    President and CEO of Closed Block Operations Jack McGarry to Succeed McKenney as CFO

    Watjen to be Named Chairman; Chairman William Ryan to Become Lead Independent Director

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Richard McKenney has been named the Company’s next Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Thomas Watjen, who has informed the Board of his decision to retire from his executive position at Unum’s 2015 Annual Meeting after 12 years as CEO. Effective April 1, 2015, McKenney, 46, will become President and be appointed to the Unum Board of Directors. Effective at the Company’more...
  • 2/3/15 4:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported a net loss of $279.1 million ($1.11 per common share) for the fourth quarter of 2014, compared to net income of $221.2 million ($0.84 per common share) for the fourth quarter of 2013. Included in the net loss for the fourth quarter of 2014 is an after-tax reserve charge of $453.8 million ($1.80 per common share) in the long-term care closed block, as well as the amortization of prior periodmore...
  • 2/2/15 11:00 am EST
    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 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Insurance Conference, Feb. 11, 2015, in New York City. McKenney is scheduled to speak at 2:55 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 onmore...
  • 1/16/15 11:00 am EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective Jan. 16, 2015, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.165 per share on its common stock to be paid on Feb. 20, 2015, to stockholders of record on Jan. 30, 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...