POWER OF ATTORNEY
KNOW ALL BY THESE PRESENTS, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Lisa G. Iglesias, J. Paul Jullienne, Matthew E. Bell, and Christopher Dana and each of their successors in the offices of General Counsel, Corporate Secretary or Assistant Secretary of Unum Group (the “Company”), or any one of them acting singly, and with full power of substitution, as the undersigned’s true and lawful attorneys-in-fact to:
(a)prepare, execute in the undersigned’s name and on the undersigned’s behalf, and submit to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) a Form ID, including amendments thereto, and any other documents necessary or appropriate to obtain codes, passwords, and passphrases enabling the undersigned to make electronic filings with the SEC of reports required by Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Act”), or any rule or regulation of the SEC;
(b)execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned’s capacity as an officer of the Company, Forms 3, 4 and 5 (including any amendments thereto, “Forms”) in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Act and the rules thereunder;
(c)do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any Forms and to timely file such Forms with the SEC and any securities exchange or similar authority; and
(d)take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of any such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact’s discretion.
The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do in person, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact’s substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned’s responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Act. This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms with respect to the undersigned’s holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the 5th day of August, 2022.
|/s/ Walter Lynn Rice, Jr.|
|Walter Lynn Rice, Jr.|