13 November 2017

RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) today announced that Lynn M. Utter has been elected to serve on the company’s Board of Directors.

Utter is the chief executive officer and a director of First Source, LLC, a packager and distributor of confectionery products, nuts, snacks and specialty foods sold to retailers throughout the United States. Before joining First Source, she was president and chief operating officer of Knoll, Inc.

“Lynn is a proven business executive who brings a wealth of successful experience across a wide range of industries to Lincoln’s board,” said William H. Cunningham, chairman of the board for Lincoln Financial Group. “I am very pleased she is joining us – she will be a valuable addition to our team.”

“Lynn will complement our already strong board and Lincoln will benefit from her insights and counsel. I look forward to working with her, the rest of the board and our entire leadership team as we continue to grow long-term value for our shareholders,” said Dennis R. Glass, president and CEO of Lincoln Financial Group.

Utter is a board member of WESCO International, a Fortune 500 industrial distribution company, and is a director for private equity-backed Merchants Metals. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The Business Honors Program at The University of Texas and earned an MBA from Stanford University.

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 $246 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2017. Lincoln is a committed corporate citizen and was named one of the Forbes Best Employers for 2017, is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America, and received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com.



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