RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) announced today that it has named Chris Neczypor as senior vice president, head of Investment Risk and Strategy, effective today. The position reports directly to Ellen Cooper, executive vice president and chief investment officer for Lincoln Financial.
“During his 15-year career, Chris has developed an impressive depth and breadth of knowledge of the life insurance sector,” said Cooper. “He also brings to Lincoln extensive investment expertise, including portfolio construction and risk analysis, and strong leadership capabilities. I am extremely pleased that Chris has decided to join the organization, and look forward to his many contributions that will help us continue to achieve success.”
In his new role, Neczypor will be responsible for setting, implementing and providing oversight of the General Account’s investment risk and strategy, including quantitative portfolio construction and strategic asset allocation.
Prior to joining Lincoln Financial, Neczypor held senior investing and portfolio management positions at Kingdon Capital and Emrys Partners. Earlier in his career, he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers and then Goldman Sachs, where he was the senior sell-side analyst covering the insurance sector and later the banking industry.
Neczypor graduated with a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from Lehigh University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds his Series 7, 63, 86 and 87 designations.
About Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people 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 $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen and was named one of the Forbes Best Employers for 2017, is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America, and received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com.