New CEO takes the helm at Lincoln Financial Group
RADNOR — Ellen G. Cooper has assumed the function of president and chief executive officer for Lincoln Economic Group, and has come to be a member of Lincoln Nationwide Corp.’s board of directors.
Cooper was named CEO-elect in August 2021 soon after 10 decades as a Lincoln govt, serving most lately as executive vice president, chief financial commitment officer, head of Enterprise Hazard and the Annuity Answers group, and a member of the Lincoln Financial Basis board.
Cooper has become the 1st lady and the tenth president and CEO for Lincoln. She succeeds Dennis R. Glass, who served as president and CEO for 15 a long time. Glass now serves as chairman of the board.
As president and CEO, Cooper will guide the company in constructing on far more than a century of serving to persons gain fiscal stability. By its core businesses — which incorporate lifestyle coverage, annuities, team protection and retirement plan companies – and its leading distribution channels, Lincoln “empowers more than 16 million clients to choose charge of their economical life with self-confidence and optimism,” in accordance to a press launch.
“Harnessing the electricity of our exceptional product or service manufacturing and distribution abilities, blended with our potent culture centered on longstanding associations and highly gifted people today, we will keep on to supply trustworthy options for thousands and thousands of People seeking money safety and protection for by themselves and the people today they care about most,” Cooper stated in a statement.
For the duration of her tenure at Lincoln, Cooper has been instrumental in building and executing on the company’s common and individual account financial investment system, overseeing much more than $300 billion in property and taking care of the company’s field-main hedge system, in accordance to the release. Following joining as chief investment officer in 2012, her leadership purpose was expanded to include things like accountability for Lincoln’s company danger administration operate and for the company’s current market-major Annuity Options small business.
According to Glass, Cooper “is one particular of the most strategic and capable executives I’ve had the privilege of understanding.”
“She has an remarkable depth of knowledge and passion for Lincoln, its mission and its persons, together with a target on the upcoming and providing ongoing value to our shareholders,” he said in a statement.
Headquartered in Radnor, Lincoln Money Group is the advertising and marketing name for Lincoln Countrywide Company and its affiliates. For much more info take a look at www.LincolnFinancial.com.