Mr. Kennedy will oversee growth strategies for the distribution of Lincoln's annuities and intermediary 401(k) businesses
Lincoln Financial Distributors (LFD) has appointed John Kennedy as head of retirement solutions distribution. In this new position, Mr. Kennedy will oversee growth strategies for the distribution of Lincoln’s annuities and intermediary 401(k) businesses. He will report to Will Fuller, president and CEO of the company.
Prior to joining Lincoln Financial, Mr. Kennedy was national sales manager for MetLife Investors. His previous positions include senior vice president for AXA Distributors and various senior sales and marketing roles for PLANCO.
Will Fuller said: “There is an even greater need today for accumulation and income security solutions as consumers seek to recover from the impact of the difficult markets over the past year. We see a tremendous opportunity to build on our strong industry position in these core businesses as well as capitalise on our substantial relationships with financial advisors and partner firms. John brings a wealth of industry experience and a successful track record of enhancing the client experience and driving growth, which are both crucial to our success.”