RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) announced today that Ken Solon, executive vice president, chief information officer and head of digital, was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal and received its 2018 CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Award in the Enterprise category, honoring the region’s most influential executives who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership.
“We are proud that the Philadelphia Business Journal has recognized Ken with this honor,” said Dennis R. Glass, President & CEO, Lincoln Financial Group. “Ken brings an unparalleled commitment to building new capabilities that address the future technology needs of our customers while providing higher quality delivery. With Ken’s leadership effectiveness and industry expertise, we are taking our technology and digital efforts to new heights, ultimately transforming how we deliver value to our customers.”
Solon was selected for this prestigious award from more than 150 nominations of Philadelphia’s top executives – and is being recognized for his contributions toward innovation, leadership, business value creation and community involvement.
Solon provides executive leadership to all areas within Information Technology. He works closely with senior leaders throughout the company to develop strategies to position the company for the future. In addition to his role as Lincoln’s chief information officer, Solon assumed oversight for the company’s Digital strategy and execution in 2018.
Solon joined Lincoln Financial in 2008. Prior to his appointment to CIO in 2016, he served as head of shared services, and was responsible for Customer Service for Lincoln’s Individual Life, Individual Annuity and Retirement Plan Services business lines, Licensing, Commissions and Claims.
Solon received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware. He holds FINRA Series 6 and 26 Registrations.
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 $256 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2018. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen and was named one of the Forbes Best Employers for 2018, is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America, and received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 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. Strategic Wealth Partners is a marketing name for registered representatives of Lincoln Financial Advisors. Securities and investment advisory services offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer and a registered investment advisor.