Nicole S. Jones Named General Counsel for Lincoln Financial Group
PHILADELPHIA, May 25, 2010 Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) today announced that it has named Nicole S. Jones Senior Vice President and General Counsel effective May 24, 2010. Jones will serve as the chief legal officer of the corporation and will oversee all Law, Compliance, Corporate Secretary and Federal Relations activities for Lincoln Financial as well as provide strategic counsel to the Board of Directors and senior management. She will report directly to President and CEO Dennis R. Glass and will sit on the company's Senior Management Committee.
"Nicole is a dynamic professional with extensive experience in all facets of corporate law along with a strong technical background in insurance industry law, regulation and compliance," said Glass. "With her passion for fostering strong partnerships between business leaders and the Law function to drive corporate results, and her successful track record of leading highly productive teams, I am confident that her counsel and leadership will help the company achieve its goals."
Jones comes to Lincoln Financial from CIGNA Corporation, where she served as Deputy General Counsel, Chief Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to CIGNA, Jones served in progressively responsible positions for Johnson & Johnson; Davis Polk & Wardwell; MCI; and International Paper Corporation. She holds a J.D. from the New York University School of Law and a bachelor's degree in Economics and Philosophy from Fordham University.
About Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. With headquarters in the Philadelphia region, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $146 billion as of March 31, 2010. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life and disability insurance;
401(k) and 403(b) plans; savings plans; and comprehensive financial planning and advisory services. For more information, including a copy of our most recent SEC reports containing our balance sheets, please visit www.LincolnFinancial.com.