Kevin T. Kabat

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Kevin T. Kabat

Director since 2008


Mr. Kabat has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Unum since May 2017, having previously served as its Lead Independent Director from May 2016.


Mr. Kabat served as Chief Executive Officer of Fifth Third Bancorp, a diversified financial services company, from 2007 until October 2015, before fully retiring from the company in April 2016. He served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fifth Third Bancorp from September 2012 until his retirement in April 2016, and before that served as its Chairman from 2008 to 2010. He previously served at Fifth Third Bancorp as President from 2006 to September 2012 and as Executive Vice President from 2003 to 2006. Before that, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Fifth Third Bank (Michigan) from 2001 to 2003. Prior to joining Fifth Third Bancorp, Mr. Kabat served in a number of management and executive positions with Old Kent Financial Corporation, including as its Vice Chairman and President. Mr. Kabat has been a director of NiSource Inc., an energy holding company, since July 2015 (serving as its Chairman since May 2019). He also served as a director of E*TRADE Financial Corporation, a financial services company, from June 2016 to October 2020.