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  • 4/3/18 2:30 pm EDT

    Plug and Play provides Unum access to startups and Silicon Valley

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM), a market leader in providing disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision insurance in the workplace, announced today it has entered a partnership with Plug and Play Insurtech, a Silicon Valley-based startup innovation platform. The partnership connects Unum with technology startups through the Plug and Play Insurtech ecosystem to find solutions that enhance the customer experience, improvemore...
  • 4/2/18 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its first quarter 2018 results May 1, 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 Wednesday, May 2, at 9 a.m. eastern to discuss the results of operationsmore...
  • 3/13/18 2:32 pm EDT

    Topics focus on New York paid family leave, managing call centers, return to work, and leave management strategies

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM) and the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) are teaming up for the 16th year to offer a series of online educational forums on disability and absence management. This year’s online forums will cover topics relevant to employers and industry professionals including New York’s new Paid Family Leave (PFL) law, strategies for managing call centers, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), keys tomore...
  • 2/27/18 1:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM), a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the U.S. and U.K., today said that Puneet Bhasin, formerly executive vice president of corporate operations for Waste Management, Inc., has been appointed chief information and digital officer for the company effective March 8. In this capacity, Bhasin will oversee the continued execution of a comprehensive, long-term information technology strategy tomore...
  • 2/26/18 5:22 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Susan D. DeVore, president and chief executive officer of health care improvement company Premier Inc., has been elected to serve as a director of the company. At Premier, DeVore focuses on driving innovation in health care and developing solutions that support high-quality, efficient and sustainable care delivery models for Premier’s alliance of 3,900 U.S. hospitals and 150,000more...
  • 2/8/18 8:52 am EST

    New consumer poll spotlights prevalence of missed work and financial strain

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Claims data and new consumer research from Unum (NYSE: UNM), a leading provider of employee benefits and income protection, spotlights the prevalence of cardiovascular disease. This information coincides with American Heart Month, an annual health initiative from the American Heart Association to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease, the leading global cause of death. According to a poll commissioned by Unum in Januarymore...
  • 2/2/18 4:15 pm EST
    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 2018 BofA Merrill Lynch Insurance Investor Conference, Wednesday, February 14, 2018, in New York City. McKenney is scheduled to speak at 12:35 p.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 onmore...
  • 2/1/18 4:00 pm EST

    Strong financial performance drives workforce, community investments

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On the heels of announcing record financial results for 2017, Unum (NYSE: UNM) today said, in addition to the existing all-employee annual bonus program, it is investing in its people and communities with a new paid parental leave benefit for both mothers and fathers in the U.S.; enhancements to the compensation program so that all U.S. employees earn at least $15 an hour; and an additional $1 million in charitable contributions this year inmore...
  • 1/31/18 4:15 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $266.9 million ($1.19 per diluted common share) for the fourth quarter of 2017, compared to net income of $248.0 million ($1.07 per diluted common share) for the fourth quarter of 2016. Included in net income for the fourth quarter of 2017 are impacts related to the U.S. tax reform bill enacted on December 22, 2017. The revaluation of our net deferred tax liabilities at the newlymore...
  • 1/23/18 6:00 am EST

    Entry into Polish market boosts company’s growth strategy

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pramerica Życie TUiR SA (“Pramerica Życie”), a financial protection provider in Poland, from a subsidiary of Prudential Financial, Inc. (“PFI”). “Growth of the Unum franchise through strategic acquisitions is an important avenue for us,” said Unum President and CEO Rick McKenney. “The purchase of Pramerica Życie opens an opportunity to expandmore...