Lincoln Financial Group Distribution (LFGD), the third-party wholesale
business and retail wealth management affiliate of Lincoln Financial
Group (NYSE:LNC), today announced that LuJean Smith has joined the
organization as vice president of Communications.
Smith will lead the strategy and implementation of LFGD's internal and
external communications, public relations and executive communications
initiatives. Reporting to LFGD Chief Marketing Officer Rich Aneser, she
will help align LFGD's communications initiatives with the
organization's business goals.
"LuJean will add significant value to our team and play an integral role
in driving LFGD's communications strategy, to better serve our partners
and customers," said Aneser. "We continue to invest in the growth of our
wholesale and retail distribution business to take advantage of the
opportunities and our strengths in the marketplace."
Prior to joining Lincoln, Smith served as Global Communications Leader
for GE Power & Water, Wter & Process Technologies in Trevose, Pa.
Previously, she was senior vice president and business segment
communications director for Huntington Bancshares, Inc., Columbus, Ohio;
director of Marketing and Communications for Premier Health
Partners-Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, Ohio; and senior director of
Public Relations for Siemens Healthcare, Malvern, Pa. She has also held
marketing and communications roles with a government relations firm,
several higher education institutions and an electrical engineering firm.
"I'm excited to join this team and help promote LFGD's unique products
and services," said Smith. "I look forward to working with the
communications team to find and tell compelling stories that demonstrate
the company's leadership and expertise."
Smith earned a master of arts degree in interdisciplinary studies, with
emphases in English, writing and graphic art, and a bachelor of arts
degree in humanities from Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Ore.
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 $207 billion as of December 31, 2013. Through its
affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life,
group life, disability and dental insurance; employer-sponsored
retirement 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.
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