RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 5, 2019--
Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced that two leaders within
its Corporate Finance organization are taking on new roles effective May
6, 2019. Senior vice president, Christopher Giovanni, has been named
corporate treasurer. Senior vice president, Jeffrey Coutts, who
currently serves as corporate treasurer, has been named chief valuation
actuary, a newly established role.
In his expanded role, Giovanni will assume responsibility for Corporate
Treasury oversight, including balance sheet management, debt and capital
management, liquidity management and rating agency relationships. In
addition to his new responsibility, Giovanni will continue to oversee
Investor Relations and Strategic Planning, reporting directly to Randal
Freitag, executive vice president, chief financial officer and head of
Individual Life for Lincoln.
As Lincoln’s first chief valuation actuary, Coutts will be responsible
for the executive leadership of actuarial valuation and modeling within
Lincoln. This includes the day-to-day management of the actuarial
organization. He will continue to have responsibility for mergers and
acquisitions and financial reinsurance and report directly to Freitag.
“Both Chris and Jeff are respected finance professionals who have made a
significant impact at Lincoln," said Freitag. "I am thrilled that they
are taking on expanded responsibilities, a demonstration of our strong
focus on talent development. I look forward to the vision and leadership
they will bring to their respective positions."
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.
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