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Unum, Starmount Name Paul McLean Vice President of Operations for dental and vision business

Sep 12, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. – September 12, 2018 — Starmount, the dental and vision center of excellence for Unum Group (NYSE:UNM), has named Paul McLean as vice president of operations.

In this role, McLean will oversee the expansion of the dental and vision insurance operations, as the products reach across Unum’s national customer base. He will be responsible for supporting the company’s efforts to achieve top-line growth and profitability.

“We are growing and transforming to meet the demands of a marketplace hungry for valuable dental and vision benefits as part of the trusted Unum and Colonial Life brands,” said Starmount President and CEO Erich Sternberg. “I am confident Paul will help us harness our ability to innovate, adapt and channel our company’s expertise, while we meet and surpass our audacious goals for growth and customer service.”

McLean most recently served as vice president and head of centralized services at Prudential. He has served more than 30 years in roles of progressively expanding responsibility in financial management, product development, operations, policyholder services and strategy and administration.

“We are very excited to welcome Paul McLean to our operations, and look forward to the continued growth of our dental and vision business nationwide,” Sternberg said.

Learn more about Starmount and the Unum Group family of insurers.


About Starmount Life Insurance Company:

Starmount Life Insurance Company is a member of the Unum Group family of licensed insurers, and is a leading national provider and administrator of dental and vision insurance coverage for Unum US and Colonial Life. Starmount is rated A- (“Excellent”) by A.M. Best (2018), independent insurance analysts. For more information about Unum Group and its subsidiaries, visit

About Unum

Unum Group ( is a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the United States and the United Kingdom. Its primary businesses are Unum US, Colonial Life and Unum UK. Unum’s portfolio includes disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision coverage, which help protect millions of working people and their families in the event of an illness or injury. The company reported revenues of $11.3 billion in 2017, and provided nearly $7 billion in benefits.

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