CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced today that Theodore H. Bunting Jr., group president of Utility Operations for Entergy Corporation, has been elected to serve as a director of the company.
“We are very fortunate to have Theo join our board”
At Entergy, Bunting is responsible for the regulated utility financial results, along with operational results of electric and natural gas distribution and customer service. In addition, he oversees utility regulatory support and regulated retail activities.
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.
“We are very fortunate to have Theo join our board,” said William J. Ryan, chairman of the board of Unum Group. “He brings a wealth of financial and regulatory expertise to our board, and I am confident his contributions will be a tremendous asset to Unum.”
Unum Group (www.unum.com) is a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the United States and the United Kingdom. Unum’s portfolio includes disability, life, accident and critical illness coverage, which help protect millions of working people and their families in the event of an illness or injury. The company reported revenues of $10.5 billion in 2012, and its subsidiaries – Unum US, Colonial Life and Unum UK – provided $6.3 billion in benefits last year.