SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
May 28, 2014
VOYA FINANCIAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
230 Park Avenue
New York, New York
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 309-8200
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers|
(d) Election of Directors
On May 28, 2014, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Voya Financial, Inc. (the Company) elected Jane P. Chwick and Deborah C. Wright as directors of the Board.
Ms. Chwick is the retired Co-Chief Operating Officer for technology for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., where she was employed in increasingly senior positions from 1983 until 2013.
Ms. Wright is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carver Bancorp, Inc. and Carver Federal Savings Bank, positions she has held since 2005 and 1999, respectively.
The Board has determined that each of Ms. Chwick and Ms. Wright is an independent director under the New York Stock Exchange listing standards.
Ms. Chwick and Ms. Wright will receive compensation as non-employee directors as described on page 40 of the Companys Amendment No. 1 to Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 30, 2014.
The Board appointed Ms. Chwick to the Compensation and Benefits Committee, the Finance Committee and the Related Party Transaction Committee.
The Board appointed Ms. Wright to the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Voya Financial, Inc.|
|Title:||Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary|
Date: May 30, 2014