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): June 12, 2013




(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 5.02(e) Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On June 12, 2013, in connection with the Company’s transition to defined contribution retirement plans across the enterprise, the Human Capital Committee of the Board of Directors of Unum Group (the “Company”) approved a non-qualified defined contribution plan that will replace the Company’s current non-qualified defined benefit plan effective January 1, 2014. Under the new plan, the Company will contribute 4.5 percent of employee earnings in excess of the annual compensation limit established by the Internal Revenue Service for qualified retirement plans to a retirement account to be managed by the employee.


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: June 18, 2013     By:     /s/ J. Paul Jullienne
        Name:   J. Paul Jullienne

Assistant Vice President,

Senior Counsel and Assistant Secretary