Leadership Appointments at Lincoln Financial Group Underscore Commitment and Strength of Distribution Business
RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 26, 2019--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) announced today that three leaders within its distribution franchises, Lincoln Financial Distributors (LFD) and Lincoln Financial Network (LFN), have been promoted to senior vice presidents and will join the company’s Corporate Leadership Group (CLG). Lincoln’s CLG comprises approximately 60 senior executives from across the company who work closely with Lincoln’s Senior Management Committee to develop and execute corporate and business-area strategies.
“Our industry-leading distribution franchises play a critical role in Lincoln’s strategy and our mission of helping Americans achieve financial security,” said Will Fuller, EVP, President, Annuity Solutions, LFD and LFN. “I’m pleased to recognize the top talent we have in Wendy, Bill and Tim and their commitment to leading continued growth, innovation and service excellence across our organization.”
Wendy Boyd joined Lincoln in 2014 from Crump Life Insurance Services, where she served as a senior vice president of sales and operations. She most-recently led Lincoln’s Strategic Alliances program, a key value proposition for advisors in helping create new business opportunities to support their practices. In her new role as SVP, Head of ABGA Channel, Boyd will focus on continuing to expand Lincoln’s ABGA distribution channel and its network of insurance agencies and producers. She’ll also be responsible for driving strategic initiatives to support agency managers and producers and help them grow their businesses and serve their clients.
Bill Nash joined Lincoln in 2011 as National Sales Manager for Lincoln’s MoneyGuard® business, a first-of-its kind hybrid long-term care solution. He previously spent a decade at Merrill Lynch in various businesses including asset management and annuities. In his new role as SVP, Head of MoneyGuard, he will continue to grow MoneyGuard’s market leadership position by expanding Lincoln’s innovative strategic distribution partnerships and partnering with product manufacturing teams to ensure an optimal experience for financial advisors and clients. Nash will also have oversight for Lincoln’s newly created Strategic Partners of the Future initiative, with a focus on emerging fintech and other industry partnerships.
Tim Seifert, SVP, Head of Annuity Sales is a leader of the annuity, asset management and retirement industry for more than 30 years, having served in senior roles at Prudential Financial and The Hartford before joining Lincoln in 2012. He was named senior vice president and will remain responsible for executing on Lincoln’s strategy for aggressively growing the distribution of its market-leading annuity solutions business, which recently achieved record earnings in the fourth quarter of 2018. Here Tim will lead the Retirement Solutions Distribution (RSD) Center of Sales Development, and will continue to foster consultative partnerships between wholesalers and advisors as they work with clients to ensure they have protected lifetime income in retirement that addresses their specific needs. Prior to his role as head of Annuity Sales, Seifert led sales for Lincoln’s Small Market Retirement Plan Services business, during which time Lincoln experienced record-setting sales growth.
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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 $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Additionally, Lincoln is dedicated to upholding a diverse and inclusive organization and was recognized by Forbes as one of the Best Large Employers, Best Employers for Diversity, and Best Employers for Women and received a perfect score of 100 percent in 2018 on both the Corporate Equality Index and Disability 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.
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