Lincoln Financial Group’s Jamie Ohl Named to 2016 “Women Worth Watching” List Published by Profiles in Diversity Journal

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:
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