20 October 2016

RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced today that Jamie Ohl, president of the Retirement Plan Services business, has been named to the 2016 “Women Worth Watching” list published by Profiles in Diversity Journal. Ohl, who joined Lincoln Financial in 2015, was recognized for her role in driving innovation and positive outcomes in the retirement industry.

Throughout her distinguished career, Ohl has been a force for positive change in the business and the industry. She has brought an increased focus on the need to educate all consumers about the importance of understanding how to translate their savings into income in retirement.

“Jamie has been an exemplary leader in our organization and in our industry,” said Allison Green, senior vice president and chief diversity officer for Lincoln Financial Group. “Since joining Lincoln last year, she established a vision and strategy for growing the retirement business, and has challenged her teams to bring their best selves to executing it. Jamie’s passion for our brand and her advocacy of our talent is nothing short of inspiring, and we are thrilled to be able to feature her among the honorees for 2016.”

This is the fourth consecutive year that a Lincoln Financial executive has been recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal. Previous honorees include Ellen Cooper, executive vice president and chief investment officer, and Karen Fowler-Williams, senior vice president of employee relations for Lincoln Financial Group.

The magazine’s annual October issue celebrates the achievements and personalities of 158 leading women executives. Individuals are nominated by their colleagues, peers and mentors for their initiative and achievements. To be considered for the award, nominees must hold a senior executive management position, sit on a board of directors or report to the president or chief executive officer of the organization. Selection criteria also include demonstrating how they have distinguished themselves in their career or chosen field.

About Retirement Plan Services

For more than 60 years, Lincoln Financial Group’s Retirement Plan Services (RPS) business has been helping savers boost their retirement readiness through employer-sponsored plans. Our distribution force of more than 400 professionals, including institutional and wholesale distribution channels and advisor-based sales teams, works to provide plan sponsors with retirement plans that not only meet the unique needs of their plan participants but also align with sponsors’ total rewards strategies and help recruit and retain top talent. RPS Retirement Consultants, available onsite, online and by phone, develop long-term one-on-one relationships with savers to help motivate them to take actions that lead to better retirement outcomes. RPS offers personalized services, solutions and education to help plan participants get to and through retirement. The business serves approximately 1.4 million participants through 22,000 plan sponsors with $55 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2016.

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 $223 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2016. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. To sign up for email alerts, please visit our Newsroom at http://newsroom.lfg.com.

About Profiles in Diversity Journal

Profiles in Diversity Journal is dedicated to promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the corporate, government, nonprofit, STEM, and higher education sectors. For nearly two decades, Diversity Journal has helped stimulate organizational change by profiling the visionary leadership, innovative programs, and individual commitments to making it happen.




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Kelly DeAngelis