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Unum in the news - 2015

Below is a listing of recent articles by Unum business leaders, interviews including comments from Unum executives, and reports on research by Unum officials discussing topics of relevance to employers.

2015 Articles

  • Benefits Selling (August 2015): Kathy O'Brien, vice president of voluntary benefits at Unum, talks about the VB market and the opportunities that that lie ahead for brokers.

  • California Broker (August 2015): Barron Dorf, senior market manager at Unum, shares his insights on emerging trends in the life insurance market.

  • Rough Notes (July 2015): Kathy O'Brien, vice president of marketing and product development at Unum, talks about the trends in the voluntary benefits market, including the influence the ACA is having on the workforce when it comes to choosing benefits.

  • Health Insurance Underwriter (May 2015): An article by Andy Gibson, vice president of short term disaiblity and leave management at Unum, on the value in having specialized teams to support customers with behavioral health claims.

  • California Broker (May 2015): Tom O'Keefe, VB regional practice leader at Unum, talks with the magazine about trends in the voluntary benefits market.

  • Life and Health Advisor (May 2015): An article by Kathy Plummer, director of product and market development at Unum, where she shares trends in the group disaiblity market and what these trends mean for the the way today's disability product plans are designed.

  • California Broker (April 2015): An article by Jake Jacob, director of health and productivity at Unum, about the challenges employers in California face when it comes to managing employee leave and absences, and why they should consider outsourcing this important task.

  • Lifehealthpro (April 2015): Kathy Plummer, director of product and market development at Unum, shares her thoughts on the stability of the group disability market and talks about the trends the company is seeing in this industry.

  • Lifehealthpro (February 2015): An article by Richard Shaffer, vice president of Unum's Enrollment Center of Excellence, on the value in understanding consumer behavior when it comes to purchasing benefits and how technology plays an important role.