Michael Q. Simonds became President and Chief Executive Officer of Unum US in July 2013. In this role, he is responsible for leading Unum’s largest business unit. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Anthropology from Bowdoin College. Upon graduation, he began his career with Unum. He left Unum to earn his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, and then served a range of financial institutions as a consultant with McKinsey & Company before returning to Unum in 2004. Since that time, he has held various marketing, product and operations leadership roles, and was most recently Chief Operating Officer of Unum US.