Newsroom

Here you’ll discover the latest news about our company and our people, our involvement in the community, our products and services, plus a listing of recent articles, interviews and reports by or featuring Unum business leaders.

Press releases

Unum Group Names Michael Simonds Chief Operating Officer

Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today announced that Michael Q. Simonds, president and chief executive officer of Unum US, has been appointed to the newly created role of chief operating officer (COO) of the company, effective February 1, 2020. Simonds will continue to report to Richard P. McKenney, president and chief executive officer. 

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Articles and research

These are the work perks job seekers really want

(CNBC, Dec 31, 2019) Job seekers are looking for positions with flexibility and generous amounts of time off, according to a recent online poll of more than 1,500 working adults conducted in August by employee benefits provider Unum.

Customer testimonials

Down but not out

Facing an uncertain future, Unum customer Desiree Rufer says her disability benefits changed the course of her life.

Jineen valued that Unum was in her court

From courtrooms to the racquetball court, Jineen Pavesi was always on the go.

In her career as court reporter, Jineen bustled around the streets of Manhattan collecting testimonies from defendants, plaintiffs and expert witnesses.

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