8-K 1 unm217178-kitem502c.htm 8-K Document


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549


FORM 8-K


CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  February 17, 2017


UNUM GROUP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware
001-11294
62-1598430
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission
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
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On February 17, 2017, Unum Group (the “Company”) announced that it has named Danny Waxenberg as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer. The appointment will become effective on February 19, 2017 and, in this capacity, Mr. Waxenberg will serve as the Company’s principal accounting officer.
Mr. Waxenberg, 43, has been serving as Vice President, Global Financial Planning and Analysis of the Company since July 2012 and, prior to that, served as the Financial Controller for Unum UK from August 2008. He joined the Company in 2002 and has held a variety of progressive leadership roles during his tenure.
A copy of the Company's news release announcing Mr. Waxenberg's appointment, along with other promotions occurring at the same time, is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
The following exhibits are filed with this report:
 
 
99.1
News release of Unum Group dated February 17, 2017.






SIGNATURES
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
 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date: February 17, 2017
By:
 /s/ J. Paul Jullienne
 
 
Name:
J. Paul Jullienne
 
 
Title:
Vice President, Managing Counsel
 
 
 
and Corporate Secretary
 
 
 
 







INDEX TO EXHIBITS
Exhibit No.
Description
 
 
99.1
News release of Unum Group dated February 17, 2017.