20 May 2013

Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced today that Paul Narayanan has joined the company as vice president and Managing Director of Portfolio Management Analytics, effective today. In his new role, Narayanan will be responsible for monitoring risk-adjusted performance by asset class to optimize the company’s investment position, modeling of investment strategies and asset classes, and leading our credit risk measurement analytical framework.

"We are thrilled that Paul has decided to join Lincoln. Paul is a recognized leader in Investment Management and Portfolio Analytics and brings more than 30 years of extensive experience in quantitative analysis and portfolio modeling across many asset classes to Lincoln," says Ellen Cooper, executive vice president and chief investment officer for Lincoln Financial Group. "We look forward to his many contributions not only in our Investment organization, but within Lincoln Financial overall."

Narayanan joins Lincoln Financial from American International Group, Inc. (AIG), where he was most recently head of Credit Risk Analytics for AIG Property Casualty. Before his tenure at AIG, which began in 2002, Narayanan ran his own consulting firm that provided credit risk and portfolio management solutions to financial institutions worldwide.

Narayanan is also an author and frequent speaker on the topic of credit risk management. He co-authored "Managing Credit Risk: The Great Challenge for Global Financial Markets" and "Managing Credit Risk: The Next Great Financial Challenge," both published by John Wiley.

Narayanan holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Poona in India. He also holds a master’s degree in Finance from New York University — Stern School of Business, where he graduated with distinction.

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 $186 billion as of March 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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