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Breege A. Farrell, CFA
Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Unum Group

Breege Farrell is executive vice president and chief investment officer for Unum Group. In this role, Ms. Farrell is responsible for designing and overseeing Unum’s investment and asset management strategies, including maintaining a balanced portfolio of investments to optimize investment performance within the company’s risk management guidelines.

Ms. Farrell joined Unum in 2011 from Allstate, where she held a number of executive-level investment positions, most recently senior managing director in charge of the credit and equity asset management groups. Prior to joining Allstate, she was an analyst with Nomura Corporate Research and Asset Management Inc. from 2001 to 2004. From 1993 to 2001, Ms. Farrell held analyst positions in equity and high-yield at several investment banks including JP Morgan, UBS and Kidder Peabody. From 1986 to 1993, she worked in the investment division of Prudential Insurance Company, most recently as director of fixed income research. She began her career in Chemical Bank’s international division serving as a junior loan officer.

Ms. Farrell has a bachelor of arts in economics, Spanish and psychology from Emory University and a master’s in business administration from New York University’s Stern School of Business.