Lincoln Names Head of Retirement Solutions Distributions

September 16, 2009 ( - Lincoln Financial Distributors, the intermediary distribution company of Lincoln Financial Group, has announced John C. Kennedy has joined the firm as head of Retirement Solutions Distribution.

In this new position, Kennedy will oversee growth strategies for the distribution of Lincoln’s annuities and intermediary 401(k) businesses, according to the announcement. Kennedy will report to Lincoln Financial Distributors President and CEO Will Fuller.

Prior to joining Lincoln Financial, 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, a financial services subsidiary of The Hartford.

Kennedy received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.