Lincoln Financial Distributors (LFD), the wholesale distribution subsidiary of Lincoln Financial Group, has appointed Andrew Bucklee as new head of distribution for MoneyGuard Reserve, a long-term care solution of Lincoln Financial Group.

Mr Bucklee will be responsible for strategies and operations for the distribution of all current and future MoneyGuard-branded solutions. He will report to Will Fuller, president and CEO of LFD.

Mr Bucklee joins Lincoln Financial Group with more than 18 years of sales leadership experience. Previously, he served as national sales director of the Merrill Lynch Insurance Group.

Mr Fuller said: Andy’s successful track record of driving life insurance sales among financial advisors, combined with our strong and experienced MoneyGuard sales team, will be invaluable to driving growth for this important business segment.

Lincoln’s MoneyGuard Reserve product can help protect income against long-term care expenses by providing reimbursements for qualified costs and allowing clients to keep control of assets.