Lincoln National Corp. has hired Lisa Bettinger-Buckingham to be senior vice president and chief human resources officer.
Bettinger-Buckingham previously was senior vice president for global talent at Thomson Reuters in Stamford, Conn.
She has a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University.
In other personnel news:
- Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., Hartford, has promoted Richard Costello to senior vice president of investor relations. Costello has been an assistant general counsel at Hartford.
Costello succeeds Kimberly Johnson, who will become senior vice president, corporate finance
Costello has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California at Berkeley and a law degree from the University of California.
- MetLife, a unit of MetLife Inc., New York, has promoted Paul LaPiana to senior vice president in the life and protection solutions arm of the individual business division.
LaPiana leads wholesaling and marketing for MetLife’s retail life insurance, long term care insurance and disability income insurance.
LaPiana previously was the national sales manager for life insurance with MetLife Investors.
LaPiana has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in corporate finance from San Diego State University.
He holds the Certified Financial Planner professional designation.