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EX-99.1 - NEWS RELEASE OF UNUM GROUP DATED SEPTEMBER 17, 2012. - Unum Groupd410593dex991.htm





Washington, D.C. 20549




Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 17, 2012




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware    001-11294    62-1598430
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

1 Fountain Square

Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(423) 294-1011

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On September 17, 2012, Unum Group, a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), announced that Jack McGarry, who has served as President and CEO of Unum UK since July 2010, will return to the United States to manage the Company’s closed block of business. Peter O’Donnell, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Unum UK, has been named to replace Mr. McGarry as President and CEO of that unit. With Mr. O’Donnell’s promotion, Deputy Chief Financial Officer Stephen Harry has been named as Chief Financial Officer of Unum UK. A copy of the Company’s news release announcing these changes is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits. The following exhibit is filed with this report:


99.1    News release of Unum Group dated September 17, 2012.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



Unum Group


Date: September 17, 2012     By:   /s/ Susan N. Roth

Name:  Susan N. Roth

Title:    Vice President, Transactions, SEC

              and Corporate Secretary





Exhibit No.



99.1    News release of Unum Group dated September 17, 2012.