Northwestern Mutual and CMO Lynn Teo Named FCS Financial Marketer of the Year for 2023

The Financial Communications Society (FCS) announced tonight that Northwestern Mutual and Chief Marketing Officer Lynn Teo have been named the 2023 FCS Financial Marketer of the Year.

The award was presented at the New York Yacht Club during a sold-out gala dinner. A panel of 14 senior marketing executives reviewed this year’s diverse array of submissions. The panel also recognized as runners-up Andrea Brimmer, Chief Marketing & PR Officer, Ally (first runner-up), and AllianceBernstein and Pinki Mehta, SVP/Managing Director, Co-Head of Global Marketing (second runner-up), for their marketing accomplishments in 2023.

The Judging Panel for the 2023 FCS Financial Marketer of the Year Award included 14 senior executives from leading financial companies:

  • Kari Axberg, New York Life
  • Chuck Burke, Morgan Stanley
  • Dana Caragine, Arbor Realty Trust
  • Koley Corte, MetLife
  • Henry Detering, Neuberger Berman
  • Stephanie Dobbs-Brown, ICE
  • Sarah Estwick, Invesco
  • Arielle Gross Samuels, Blackstone
  • Erica Hughes, Ally
  • Dipti Kachru, Broadridge
  • Jeff Kelley, Calamos Investments
  • Jennie Platt, TD Bank
  • Lynn Teo, Northwestern Mutual
  • Leslie Walstrom, Columbia Threadneedle Investments

The Judging Day co-sponsors were FOX Business and The Wall Street Journal | Barron’s Group. The Gala was sponsored by AllianceBernstein, Ally, Fundamental Media, and Northwestern Mutual. The agency of record was Leibowitz.

The FCS Financial Marketer of the Year Award recognizes the marketing executive and organization whose marketing strategy and strong performance provides an inspiring example of how marketing and communications can advance a financial services firm’s business objectives and elevate the standard for exceptional work through innovation, creativity and impact in the marketplace.

More information about the Award.