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): April 13, 2015
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 April 13, 2015, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Voya Financial, Inc. (the Company) elected Joseph V. Tripodi as a director of the Board.
Mr. Tripodi was the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing & Commercial Officer of The Coca-Cola Company from 2007 to February 2015. Prior to joining The Coca-Cola Company in 2007, Mr. Tripodi was the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Allstate Insurance Company from 2003 to 2007.
The Board has determined that Mr. Tripodi is an independent director under the New York Stock Exchange listing standards. In addition, Mr. Tripodi qualifies as an outside director under Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code and as a non-employee director under Rule 16b-3 of the Exchange Act Rules.
The Board appointed Mr. Tripodi to the Compensation and Benefits Committee and the Finance Committee. Mr. Tripodi will receive compensation as a non-employee director as described on page 55 of the Companys proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 14, 2015.
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|
Dated: April 14 , 2015