People: Unum Group (UNM)

UNM on New York Consolidated

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19 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Ryan

70 2011 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Lead Director

Thomas Watjen

59 2003 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Richard McKenney

45 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Timothy Arnold

2014 President - Colonial Life

Peter O'Donnell

47 2012 President and Chief Executive Officer -Unum UK

Michael Simonds

40 2013 President and Chief Executive Officer - Unum US

Breege Farrell

54 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Liston Bishop

67 2008 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Randall Horn

61 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer - Colonial Life

Christopher Jerome

53 2013 Executive Vice President, Global Services

John McGarry

56 2013 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer, Closed Block Operations

Theodore Bunting

55 2013 Independent Director

E. Michael Caulfield

67 2007 Independent Director

Cynthia Egan

58 2014 Independent Director

Pamela Godwin

65 2004 Independent Director

Ronald Goldsberry

71 1999 Independent Director

Kevin Kabat

57 2008 Independent Director

Timothy Keaney

52 2012 Independent Director

Thomas Kinser

70 2004 Independent Director

Gloria Larson

63 2004 Independent Director

A. MacMillan

70 1995 Independent Director

Edward Muhl

69 2005 Independent Director

Thomas White

Senior Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

William Ryan

Mr. William J. Ryan is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Lead Director of Unum Group, since October 1, 2011. He was Chairman, President and Chief Executive officer of TD Banknorth Inc., a banking and financial services company, from March 2005 until March 2007, and continued as its Chairman until November 2009. He was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Banknorth Group Inc. from 2000 until its merger with TD Banknorth Inc. in March 2005, and prior to that served as President and Chief Executive Officer of People’s Heritage Savings Bank. He is also a director of WellPoint, Inc.

Thomas Watjen

Mr. Thomas R. Watjen is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Unum Group. Mr. Watjen became President and Chief Executive Officer in March 2003. He served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer from May 2002 until March 2003. He became Executive Vice President, Finance in June 1999 and assumed the additional Risk Management responsibilities in November 1999. Mr. Watjen originally joined a Unum Group predecessor company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1994.

Richard McKenney

Mr. Richard P. McKenney is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Unum Group, since August 2009, having joined the Company in July 2009. Before joining the Company, Mr. McKenney served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sun Life Financial Inc., an international financial services company, from February 2007, having joined that company as Executive Vice President in September 2006. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Genworth Financial, Inc., a global financial security company, from May 2004 until August 2006.

Timothy Arnold

Mr. Timothy G. Arnold has been appointed as President - Colonial Life of the Company effective July 1, 2014. Arnold previously served as Colonial Life’s chief operations officer after joining the company from Unum US in July 2011. During his more than 29 years with the company, he has held leadership positions in Underwriting, Corporate Planning, Client Services, Sales and Benefits. He serves on the board of directors for the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, and the South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation. Arnold earned a bachelor’s degree in management and an MBA in finance from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Peter O'Donnell

Mr. Peter G. O'Donnell is President and Chief Executive Officer - Unum UK of Unum Group, since September 2012. He joined the Company as Unum Limited's Chief Financial Officer in 2010. Prior to joining Unum Limited, Mr. O'Donnell served as Director of Group Finance at Prudential plc, an international financial services company, from May 2008 to May 2010. He served as Finance director at Royal & SunAlliance plc, an international financial services company, from May 2005 to May 2008.

Michael Simonds

Mr. Michael Q. Simonds has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer - Unum US of Unum Group effective July 1, 2013. As COO of Unum US, Simonds is currently responsible for marketing, product development, underwriting, sales, service and benefit operations. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College and a master’s of business administration from Harvard Business School. He originally joined Unum in 1994 and has held various positions in finance, marketing and sales. After leaving Unum to pursue his MBA, he joined McKinsey & Company as a consultant before returning to Unum in 2003.

Breege Farrell

Ms. Breege Farrell is Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of Unum Group., since August 2013. She joined the Company as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer in April 2011. Before joining the Company, she held a number of executive-level investment positions within the organization of The Allstate Corporation, a personal lines insurer, including as Senior Managing Director of Allstate Investments, LLC and certain affiliated companies from January 2010 to April 2011, and as Managing Director of these companies from August 2004 to January 2010. Ms. Farrell, a CFA, 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.

Liston Bishop

Mr. Liston Bishop, III, is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Unum Group, since October 2008. He served as Interim General Counsel beginning in April 2008. From August 1979 through September 2008, Mr. Bishop practiced corporate and securities law as a member of the law firm of Miller & Martin PLLC, except during the period from January 2005 through July 2007 when he was employed as deputy general counsel and corporate secretary of Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc.

Randall Horn

Mr. Randall C. Horn is Executive Vice President of Unum Group. He is no longer President - Colonial Life effective July 1, 2014 and Chief Executive Officer - Colonial Life effective December 31, 2014. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer, Colonial Life from March 2004. Before joining the Company, he served as Executive Vice President of Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company from 1993 until 2003, having joined that company in 1981.

Christopher Jerome

Mr. Christopher J. Jerome is Executive Vice President, Global Services of Unum Group., since July 2013, after having served as Senior Vice President, Global Services from January 2012. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Risk Operations from July 2010, as Senior Vice President, Underwriting & Service Operations, Unum US from May 2010, and as Senior Vice President, Group Underwriting Operations from August 2006. Mr. Jerome originally joined a Unum Group predecessor company in 1983.

John McGarry

Mr. John F. McGarry is Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer, Closed Block Operations of Unum Group., since August 2013, after having served as Executive Vice President, Individual Disability and Long-term Care Closed Block Operations from September 2012. He previously served as Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer, Unum UK from July 2010, and as Senior Vice President, Benefits, Individual Disability, and National Client Group Business, Unum US from January 2010. Prior to that, he served in various other capacities within Unum US, including as Senior Vice President, Benefits Operations and Risk Management from March 2008 to January 2010, and as Senior Vice President, Benefits Operations from January 2006 to March 2008. Mr. McGarry originally joined a Unum Group predecessor company in 1986.

Theodore Bunting

Mr. Theodore H. Bunting, Jr., is Director of the Company. Prior to his current role, Bunting served as senior vice president and chief accounting officer for Entergy Corporation and its subsidiaries. He has also served as vice president and chief financial officer for Nuclear Operations; vice president and chief financial officer for System Energy Resources, Inc.; vice president and chief financial officer for Operations; and vice president and chief financial officer for Entergy’s five utility subsidiaries. Bunting began his professional career in public accounting with Arthur Andersen & Co. in 1981. He joined Entergy Arkansas in 1983.

E. Michael Caulfield

Mr. E. Michael Caulfield is Independent Director of Unum Group, since January 1, 2007. Mr. Caulfield served as President of Mercer Human Resource Consulting from September 2005 until September 2006, prior to which he served as Chief Operating Officer from July 2005. He retired from Prudential Insurance Company as Executive Vice President in 2000, after having held a number of executive positions, including Executive Vice President of Financial Management, Chief Executive Officer of Prudential Investments, and President of both Prudential Preferred Financial Services and Prudential Property and Casualty Company. He previously served as a director of the company from August 2004 to July 2005.

Cynthia Egan

Ms. Cynthia L. Egan is Independent Director of the Company. Prior to her role with the U.S. Treasury Department and T. Rowe Price, Egan was a long-time member of the executive team at Fidelity Investments where she was executive vice president of Fidelity Institutional Tax-Exempt Services Company, president of the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund and executive vice president of FMR Corp. Egan began her professional career at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve in 1980, and, prior to joining Fidelity, worked at KPMG Peat Marwick and Bankers Trust Company. Egan currently serves as a member of the board at Envestnet, Inc., a wealth management technology and services provider.

Pamela Godwin

Ms. Pamela H. Godwin is Independent Director of Unum Group, since November 29, 2004. Ms. Godwin has been President of Change Partners, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in organizational change and growth initiatives, since 2001. From 1999 to 2001, she was President and Chief Operating Officer of the personal lines agency division of GMAC Insurance. Prior to that time, she held a number of executive positions within the financial services industry, including Senior Vice President of customer management for the credit card division of Advanta Corporation, President and Chief Operating Officer of Academy Insurance Group, a unit of Providian Corporation, and Senior Vice President of property/casualty claims at Colonial Penn Group, Inc. Ms. Godwin is also a director of Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh.

Ronald Goldsberry

Dr. Ronald E. Goldsberry is Independent Director of Unum Group, since June 30, 1999. Dr. Goldsberry is an independent contractor to clients in the automotive industry. He served as Chairman of OnStation Corporation from November 1999 until August 2006, and as Chief Executive Officer of OnStation from January to May 2002 and from November 1999 to March 2001. Prior to that time, Dr. Goldsberry served in various capacities with Ford Motor Company, including Global Vice President and General Manager of Global Ford Customer Service Operations, General Manager of the Customer Service Division and General Sales and Marketing Manager for the Parts and Service Division. He was a director of UNUM Corporation from 1993 until its merger with the company in 1999.

Kevin Kabat

Mr. Kevin T. Kabat is Independent Director of Unum Group, since June 27, 2008. Mr. Kabat is the Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fifth Third Bancorp, where he has held those offices since September 2012 and April 2007, respectively. He is also a director of Fifth Third Bancorp and served as its Chairman from June 2008 to May 2010 and as its President from June 2006 to September 2012. Previously, Mr. Kabat was Executive Vice President of Fifth Third Bancorp from December 2003 and President and Chief Executive Officer of Fifth Third Bank (Michigan) from April 2001. Prior to joining the Fifth Third Bancorp organization, Mr. Kabat served in a number of management and executive positions with Old Kent Financial Corporation, including as its Vice Chairman and President.

Timothy Keaney

Mr. Timothy F. Keaney has been appointed as Independent Director of Unum Group., effective August 15, 2012. Mr. Keaney is Vice Chairman of BNY Mellon, where he has held this position since October 2010. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer of BNY Mellon Asset Servicing and a member of BNY Mellon’s executive committee, which oversees day-to-day operations for that organization. Prior to the merger of The Bank of New York Company, Inc. and Mellon Financial Corporation in 2007, Mr. Keaney was head of The Bank of New York’s asset servicing business and head of that company’s presence in Europe, with management responsibilities for all business activities in the region. He joined the Bank of New York in 2000 as a Managing Director responsible for depositary receipts. Prior to that, Mr. Keaney was a Senior Vice President of Deutsche Bank.

Thomas Kinser

Mr. Thomas A. Kinser is Independent Director of Unum Group, since August 12, 2004. Mr. Kinser was President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee from 1994 to 2003. From 1991 to 1994, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of BlueCross BlueShield Association in Chicago. Prior to that time, he held a number of executive positions with BlueCross BlueShield of Georgia, including President and Chief Executive Officer.

Gloria Larson

Ms. Gloria C. Larson is Independent Director of Unum Group, since November 29, 2004. Ms. Larson has been the President of Bentley University since July 2007. She previously served as co-chairperson of the Government Practices Group of the law firm Foley Hoag LLP and coordinator for its Administrative Practices Group after joining the firm in 1996. Prior to joining Foley Hoag, she served as Secretary of Economic Affairs and as Secretary of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and prior to that as Deputy Director of Consumer Protection for the Federal Trade Commission. Ms. Larson was a director of RSA Security, Inc. from 2001 to 2006 and KeySpan Corporation from 2003 to 2007.

A. MacMillan

Mr. A.S. (Pat) MacMillan, Jr., is Independent Director of Unum Group, since 1995. Mr. MacMillan has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Triaxia Partners, Inc. since 1980. Triaxia’s practice areas include organizational strategy and design, as well as team and leadership development. Specific services include management consulting, management training and organizational audits. He is also a trustee of The Maclellan Foundation, Inc., and a director of MetoKote Corporation.

Edward Muhl

Mr. Edward J. Muhl is Independent Director of Unum Group, since July 14, 2005. He was Senior Managing Director of Navigant Consulting, Inc. from 1998 to 2000, which he joined as Executive Vice President in 1997. Prior to that time, Mr. Muhl held important regulatory positions within the insurance industry, including Superintendent of Insurance of the State of New York, Insurance Commissioner of the State of Maryland, and President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. He is also a director of Farm Family Insurance Company, and previously served as a director of Syncora Holdings, Ltd. from 2008 to 2009. Mr. Muhl has 45 years of experience in the insurance industry, including service as a regulator. He has previously served as a director of a publicly traded company and currently serves as a director of a non-publicly traded insurance company.

Thomas White

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