Unum Group sees 2013 operating growth below long-term targets Sees positive operating EPS growth in 2013. Anticipates general environment for 2013 similar to 2012. Says taking actions to project margins, returns. Expects to maintain consistent plan of returning capital to shareholders. Comments from slides that will be presented at the 2013 Outlook Meeting.
Unum Group says CEO Thomas Watjen announces retirement After 12 years as CEO of Unum Group, Thomas R. Watjen retired at the company’s annual shareholder meeting and Richard P. McKenney assumed the role of CEO. “For many years we have been committed to a rigorous leadership development and succession planning process,” Watjen said. “We are well-positioned for the future and I step back knowing that Unum is in very good hands and poised for even greater things ahead.” Watjen will stay active with the company as he begins a two-year term as chairman of the board of directors, with former chairman William J. Ryan being appointed lead independent director.