The largest U.S. disability insurer is getting a new top director.
Jon Fossel, the former chairman of Oppenheimer Management Corp., Denver, will be succeeding C. William Pollard as the non-executive chairman of the board of UnumProvident Corp., Chattanooga, Tenn., UnumProvident says.
Thomas Watjen will continue to be UnumProvident’s chief executive officer.
Pollard, 68, has served on the company’s board since 1992 and has been non-executive chairman since 2003. He also is the former chairman of the ServiceMaster Company, Downers Grove, Ill.