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):
October 5, 2016
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 Certain Officers; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers|
On October 5, 2016, Ewout L. Steenbergen, the Chief Financial Officer of Voya Financial, Inc. (the Company), resigned his employment with the Company, effective November 7, 2016, to pursue another opportunity.
On October 12, 2016, the Company announced that Michael S. Smith has been appointed to succeed Mr. Steenbergen as the Companys Chief Financial Officer, effective upon Mr. Steenbergens departure. Mr. Smith, who served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Companys Insurance Solutions business and head of its Closed Block Variable Annuities segment from January 2014 until September 2016, has most recently served as the head of the Companys Employee Benefits business. From May 2012 until January 2014, Mr. Smith served as the Companys Chief Risk Officer.
Additional information with respect to Mr. Smith required by Items 401(b), (d) and (e) of Regulation S-K is contained in the Companys 2016 Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, dated April 11, 2016 (File No. 001-35897), and is incorporated by reference into this Current Report on Form 8-K. Mr. Smith has no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure|
On October 12, 2016, the Company announced that Michael S. Smith has been appointed as the Companys Chief Financial Officer, effective November 7, 2016. The press release announcing Mr. Smiths appointment is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
As provided in General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information provided pursuant to this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
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.
Senior Vice President and
Deputy General Counsel
Dated: October 12, 2016