Sharon Scanlon Joins Lincoln Financial Group as Vice President Large Market Defined Contribution Business Leader
PHILADELPHIA, November 9, 2010 — Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) today announced that Sharon Scanlon has joined the company as Vice President and Business Leader for the Large Market Defined Contribution business, effective November 8, 2010. In this role, Scanlon will direct product management and development, deal management, and business and strategy development for the company's large market business.
"Sharon joins our Defined Contribution business at a time when we've placed significant focus towards growth and expansion in order to meet the market's increased need for comprehensive retirement savings solutions," said Eric Levy, Vice President and Head of Defined Contribution Products, Lincoln Financial Group. "Sharon's expertise in diverse areas of the DC business including implementation, relationship management, product, marketing and sales will help drive our growth in the large market space as we continue to invest in the business and provide plan sponsors with innovative, industry-leading retirement products."
Scanlon joins Lincoln with more than 17 years of financial services and benefits experience. Most recently, she was responsible for business and product development for the defined contribution large market at Putnam Investments where she served as a Senior Vice President, DC Account Manager. Prior to this, she held several senior leadership positions with Fidelity Investments, Mercer HR Services and Putnam Investments. Scanlon began her career at the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, followed by positions with Quality Solutions and State Street Global Advisors. Scanlon has achieved Series 6, 7, 63, and 24 designations, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Northeastern 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 $150 billion as of September 30, 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.