Unum Welcomes New Vice President, Promotes Another In Technology Role

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Unum welcomes Preetha Sekharan to the company’s Global Business Technology department as vice president of Information Technology Strategy and Consulting. The company also announced the promotion of Steve Meller to vice president of Business Technology Solutions for Unum US.

Ms. Sekharan will help define the technology strategy and agenda for Unum in alignment with business goals and priorities.

Prior to Unum, Ms. Sekharan was in management consulting with McKinsey & Company and Booz & Company. Prior to pursuing her master’s in business administration, she held numerous positions at Infosys Technologies, an $8 billion technology consulting firm. 

Ms. Sekharan holds a degree in electrical engineering from the National Institute of Technology in India and an MBA from Duke University.

In his new role, Mr. Meller is responsible for the delivery of technology applications and services.

Prior to this role, Mr. Meller was the leader of an enterprise center of excellence for application portfolio rationalization.

Mr. Meller has been with Unum for 18 years and has held leadership roles in the Enrollment, Policy Administration and Shared Technology areas.

Mr. Meller has a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from Clemson University and is the current chairman of the Chattanooga Technology Council.

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