Christopher W. Flint has been appointed president and CEO of ProEquities Inc., a subsidiary of Protective Life Corporation, Protective Life announced.

He will be responsible for long-term growth strategies and the financial advisors at ProEquities, a broker-dealer for independent registered representatives and investment advisors. The firm has more than 1,000 registered representatives and registered investment advisors.

Flint is a 20-year veteran of the financial services industry who most recently served as the president of Lincoln Financial Securities and the head of Lincoln Financial Network’s advisor recruitment and acquisition strategies.