Unum Group, Chattanooga, Tenn. (NYSE: UNM), has named Kevin P. McCarthy the company’s chief operating officer, effective Jan. 1. The company says that McCarthy will maintain his role as president and chief executive officer of its largest business unit, Unum US.
McCarthy was appointed earlier this year to lead Unum’s Enterprise Operating Committee, which focuses on positioning its businesses to capitalize on growth opportunities and better leverage companywide resources.
Separately, Great-West Retirement Services, a business unit of Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company Greenwood Village, Colo., has appointed Amy Heyel vice president of government markets and client Relations for the company’s eastern region.
Heyel will be responsible for client relations and plan management of the government markets business in the region. She reports to Brent Neese, Great-West’s vice president of government markets.