Freitag Also Maintains Current Role as Chief Financial Officer
19 June 2017

RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) has announced that Randal J. Freitag assumed oversight responsibility for the company’s Life Insurance business, effective today. In addition to his new responsibility, Freitag continues to serve as the company’s chief financial officer, a position he has held since 2011. Mike Burns remains head of the Life Insurance business, responsible for product development, underwriting, new business operations and financial management. He reports to Freitag.

“Randy’s broad background and range of industry experience position him well to oversee our Life Insurance business,” said Dennis R. Glass, president and CEO of Lincoln Financial Group. “On behalf of my colleagues across the organization, I congratulate him on his appointment and I look forward to the expanded contributions he will make as we move our strategy forward.”

Freitag joined Lincoln Financial in 1995. Prior to his appointment to CFO in 2011, he served as chief risk officer, responsible for enterprise risk management, capital and liquidity management, equity risk management and treasury. During his tenure at the company, Freitag was also vice president of product risk and profitability management for the Individual Life and Annuities businesses. In that role, his areas of responsibility included financial management, asset liability and equity risk (variable annuity hedging) management.

Freitag earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Minnesota and he is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

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