Seasoned IT Professional Promoted to New Post from Senior Vice President Position
07 January 2016

RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) announced today the appointment of Kenneth S. Solon to executive vice president and chief information officer, effective immediately. Ken reports to Dennis R. Glass, president and CEO of Lincoln Financial Group, and he also sits on the company’s Senior Management Committee.

Solon joined Lincoln Financial in 2008. He most recently served as senior vice president, responsible for Enterprisewide Information Technology, Administrative Services and the Digital Business Group. Prior to that, he served as the head of Shared Services and was responsible for Customer Service for Lincoln Financial’s Individual Life, Individual Annuity and Retirement Plan Services business lines, Licensing, Commissions and Claims.

“With a distinguished background that includes a proven track record of successfully leading IT initiatives, Ken is the perfect individual to help us elevate the role technology plays as a strategic driver of business objectives,” Glass said. “I congratulate Ken on this important appointment, and I am confident that his expanded leadership of our talented IT team will yield significant contributions moving forward, with enhancing the customer experience notable among them.”

Prior to his tenure at Lincoln Financial, Ken spent the first 13 years of his career working at Chase Manhattan Bank Corporation, followed by nine years at Prudential Financial. While at Chase, Ken managed Operations and Information Technology functions domestically, as well as in Europe and Asia. At Prudential, he managed the company’s Operations and Information Technology transition from being a mutually held life insurance company to one that is publicly-traded.

Solon received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware. He also holds Series 6 and 26 Registrations.

About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans 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 $214 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2015. Learn more at: Find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. To sign up for email alerts, please visit our Newsroom at


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