Lincoln Financial Group brings together investment, risk and sustainability teams to support a long-term strategy

RADNOR, Pa .– (BUSINESS CHP) – Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) has appointed Amber Williams, CFA, Senior Vice President and Head of Client Investment Strategies, to lead corporate sustainability as Chief Executive Officer, Lincoln announced today.

Williams’ increased responsibilities come as the Investment and Risk Organization welcomes sustainability within its reach, a move that aligns Lincoln’s structure with its long-term strategic business plan, led by newly appointed CEO Ellen Cooper.

In his new expanded role, Williams will be responsible for overseeing Lincoln’s efforts and disclosures in the field of environment, social and governance (ESG), directing the continuous improvement of the environmental impact of the company’s operations, advocating and supporting the integration of priorities. of ESG in business areas and promote sustainability thinking throughout the enterprise.

As an organization led by Jason Bronchetti, EVP, Chief Investment Officer and Head of Risk and Sustainability, the integration of the Investment, Risk and Sustainability function at Lincoln is the latest step in helping to achieve Bronchetti’s vision. and Cooper – for this growing team: be a highly regarded provider of multidisciplinary creation, preservation and support to enable Lincoln’s corporate partners to achieve their goals, deliver value to customers and collectively maximize long-term shareholder value.

“Our multidisciplinary team reflects the fact that we are a collection of unique but complementary disciplines, each of which is critical to our long-term investment philosophy and Lincoln’s comprehensive business strategy,” says Bronketti. Amber has proven time and time again her ability to plan and implement innovative strategies to help achieve our long-term goals, and I am confident that she will demonstrate the same passion and perseverance while leading the training, advocacy and support of our Efforts. of ESG to further elevate the company as a trusted advisor and partner to Lincoln’s employees, shareholders and board of directors.

Since joining Lincoln in 2019, Williams has grown its client investment strategy team, expanding its reach in Lincoln’s distribution channels and among customer-oriented professionals in support of Lincoln’s business lines. She and her team are responsible for creating a differentiated mental leadership program that maximizes the value of the unique platform for many Lincoln managers.

Prior to Lincoln, Williams spent much of his career at the Nationwide Investment Management Group in various roles in investment product management and advisory roles with increasing responsibility. Most recently, she was Head of Product Management, where she was responsible for building and leading a team dedicated to strengthening the quality of investment support for internal partners and financial advisers in Nationwide’s investment products, stimulating fund-related initiatives and leading regulatory initiatives.

Williams holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Phoenix, is a member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia, and holds licenses for Series 6, Series 7, and Series 24 securities.

About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help people take responsibility for their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, approximately 16 million clients rely on our experience in retirement, insurance and wealth protection to help achieve their life goals, savings and income and protect themselves from long-term care costs. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. As of March 31, 2022, the company has $ 308 billion in the account at the end of the period. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen on major sustainability indices, including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index in North America and FTSE4Good, and is one of Newsweek Companies’ most responsible companies. Dedicated to diversity, equality and inclusion, we are included in tools for benchmarking transparency, such as the Corporate Equality Index, the Disability Equality Index and the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index. Committed to providing our employees with flexible working conditions, we were included in FlexJobs’ list of the 100 best companies to watch for remote jobs in 2022. With a long and rich legacy of ethical action, telling the truth and speaking of what is right, Lincoln has been recognized as one of the world’s most ethical companies in 2022 by Ethisphere.®. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. Sign up for email notifications at http://newsroom.lfg.com.

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