It was announced today that Unum is expanding its Technology Centre of Excellence in Carlow. The Fortune 500 company with 150 employees in Carlow originally came to the South East region in 2008.
The company provides group and individual income protection insurance in the US, UK & Poland. Unum recently expanded workspace at Shamrock Plaza, helping the company enter the next phase of its expansion and exceed the original target of employing 200 people locally. Unum is accepting applications for open positions in a variety of disciplines across the software development lifecycle.
Welcoming the news, Tánaiste & Minister for Enterprise Trade & Employment, Leo Varadkar said, "Unum has been a real success story for Carlow since its establishment in 2008. The company has developed strong ties with the community in that time, particularly with Carlow Institute of Technology. I am pleased to see that Unum intends to expand its workforce over the coming months."
He added, "This is another welcome boost for the South East. The Government will continue to focus on securing further investment for all regions in the months and years ahead."