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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. 

HR professionals: Get ahead on FMLA

An educational series by Unum and the Disability Management Employer Coalition will help HR professionals and people managers get their toughest questions answered from the comfort of their desk. 

Unum Group to release fourth quarter 2019 results and host conference call

Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its fourth quarter 2019 results February 4, 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

What makes dental patients leave?

Customer experience, costs and provider network participation are among the top reasons that drive patients from one dentist to a new one, according to a new study by employee benefits leader Unum (NYSE: UNM). These results and other findings were a part of a recent online poll of 1,200 U.S. workers to learn more about their dental habits and perceptions about oral care.

On workers’ wish list: More time off and flexibility

More than any other perk, workers want generous paid time off from their employers. This, according to a recent online poll of the most popular non-insurance benefits among 1,512 U.S. working adults conducted by employee benefits provider Unum (NYSE: UNM).

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