Lincoln National Hires Mucci as President of Group Protection

Jul 01, 2014 2:52 pm ET

July 1 (Bloomberg) -- Lincoln National Corp., the seller of life insurance and annuities, named Richard Mucci president of its group protection business.

Mucci, 63, joins from Brant Point Consulting LLC and previously was an executive at New York Life Insurance Co. and Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., according to a statement today from Radnor, Pennsylvania-based Lincoln. He replaces Mark Konen, president of insurance and retirement solutions, who had been handling the group duties on an interim basis, according to the statement.

“Our group protection business remains one of our core growth segments and we are confident that Dick’s abilities will enable us to achieve our strategic objectives,” Chief Executive Officer Dennis Glass said in the statement.