UnumProvident (NYSE:UNM) today announced that Charles Glick has been appointed executive vice president and general counsel for the leading disability income protection insurance provider.
In this capacity, Mr. Glick will have responsibility for the company’s legal, compliance and regulatory functions, as well as the human resources, facilities, internal audit and government relations organizations. He will report directly to Thomas R. Watjen, UnumProvident president and chief executive officer, and will be based at the company’s Chattanooga headquarters.
Mr. Glick will succeed F. Dean Copeland, senior executive vice president and general counsel, who has announced his intention to retire by the end of 2005.
“Charles brings to us substantial legal, financial services and senior management experience, and I know that he will quickly become a significant contributor to our leadership team,” said Mr. Watjen. “We are fortunate that Dean Copeland, who has delayed his retirement plans for nearly two years, will remain through year-end as a special advisor to me and continue to take an active role in our outstanding regulatory matters while assisting Charles in the transition.”
Mr. Glick, 51, is formerly deputy general counsel for Bank One Corporation in Chicago. Previously, he was a founding partner of Hedlund Hanley & John, a Chicago law firm specializing in financial and corporate litigation. Most recently, he was the principal of Orchard Equity, Inc., focused on analysis of and investment in financial services firms.
Mr. Glick holds a law degree from Yale Law School, where he was senior editor of The Yale Law Journal, and a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.