Lincoln Financial Group Implements Leadership Changes to Enhance Business Operations

Company Also Establishes New Chief Technology Role That Will Report to President and CEO

RADNOR, Pa.--()--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) has announced leadership changes that are designed to strengthen the company’s business operations. As previously announced, Mark E. Konen has assumed responsibility for Retirement Plan Services. Konen, who has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, maintains his current responsibilities leading Lincoln’s Life and Group Protection businesses, in addition to the new appointment.

Lincoln Financial has also appointed Will H. Fuller to lead Annuity Solutions, a part of the organization that was previously led by Konen. Fuller, who joined Lincoln Financial in 2009 as president of Lincoln Financial Distributors, adds the annuity business to his current role as head of Lincoln Financial Distributors and Lincoln Financial Network, a position he was appointed to in October 2012.

In addition, the company announced that it is establishing a new chief technology officer role that will report directly to president and CEO, Dennis R. Glass. By elevating the role to a senior management position, Lincoln Financial will ensure that information technology is central to collaboration across the company to support business growth and development.

“Our ongoing focus on organizational effectiveness has enabled Lincoln to execute at the highest level and achieve consistent results over time,” said Glass. “Implementing these latest changes not only affirms that commitment, but it also enhances our business operations, including an ability to connect more closely with our customers.”

About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $218 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2014. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter (@lincolnfingroup), LinkedIn and YouTube. To sign up for email alerts, please visit our Newsroom at http://newsroom.lfg.com.

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Contacts

Lincoln Financial Group
Media Relations:
Michael Arcaro, 484-583-1799
michael.arcaro@lfg.com
or
Investor Relations:
Chris Giovanni, 484-583-1793
investor.relations@lfg.com

Release Summary

Lincoln Financial Group has announced leadership changes that are designed to strengthen the company’s business operations.

Contacts

Lincoln Financial Group
Media Relations:
Michael Arcaro, 484-583-1799
michael.arcaro@lfg.com
or
Investor Relations:
Chris Giovanni, 484-583-1793
investor.relations@lfg.com