This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Lincoln Financial Group Appoints Robert Dineen Vice Chairman, Lincoln Financial Network

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) (" Lincoln") today announced that Robert W. Dineen, formerly President of Lincoln Financial Network ("LFN"), has been appointed Vice Chairman, Lincoln Financial Network as part of a phased retirement in the context of a planned succession process.    

In this role, Dineen will work with President and CEO Dennis R. Glass to develop and refine long-term strategies at both the distribution and corporate levels.  Dineen will continue to report directly to Glass and to serve on the Senior Management Committee, and will join two additional management-level committees: the Enterprise Risk and Capital Committee as well as the Investment Committee.

Lincoln also announced a realignment of its distribution organization.  Under the new structure, LFN, which provides retail distribution services, and Lincoln Financial Distributors ("LFD"), which provides wholesale distribution services, remain separate and distinct businesses but operate under one organizational unit, Lincoln Financial Group Distribution.  Will H. Fuller, formerly President of LFD, leads this group as President, Lincoln Financial Group Distribution, and continues to report directly to Glass.  Dineen will assist Fuller in implementing this new organizational structure and in completing the implementation of an upgraded broker/dealer platform.

Prior to joining Lincoln in early 2009, Fuller led product distribution for the Global Wealth Management division at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. During his career at Merrill Lynch, Fuller served in capacities of increasing responsibility and leadership for Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management. His business management experience spans life insurance, annuities, mutual funds, managed accounts, advisory programs, banking and retirement products.

David S. Berkowitz, current Senior Vice President, Head of Lincoln Financial Advisors, has been appointed President of Lincoln Financial Network, reporting to Fuller.  Berkowitz brings 26 years of experience, including the past 10 years working alongside Dineen at LFN, and a proven track record of successfully leading distribution organizations.

Mr. Glass said, "Bob has built a very strong team at LFN, which gives us great confidence that this succession process will go smoothly and will be seamless from the perspective of our advisors and their customers."

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,798.49 -14.90 -0.08%
S&P 500 2,090.11 +1.24 0.06%
NASDAQ 5,127.5250 +11.3820 0.22%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs