Form 8-K Voya Financial, Inc. For: Aug 08
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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
On August 8, 2022, Voya Financial, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that Michael S. Smith, the Company's Vice Chair and Chief Financial Officer, will be departing the Company, effective November 15, 2022.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On August 8, 2022, the Company issued a press release announcing the departure of Michael S. Smith, the Company's Vice Chair and Chief Financial Officer, effective November 15, 2022. The press release announcing Mr. Smith's departure 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.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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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.
By: /s/ Trevor Ogle
Name: Trevor Ogle
Title: Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Dated: August 8, 2022
CFO Michael Smith announces intention to pursue expanded leadership roles outside of Voya Financial
Smith will continue to serve as CFO through Nov. 15 to oversee close and reporting of Voya’s third quarter
NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2022 — Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), the leading health, wealth and investment company, announced today that Michael S. Smith, vice chairman and chief financial officer (CFO), has decided to depart the company to pursue expanded leadership roles outside of Voya. Smith will continue to serve as Voya’s CFO through Nov. 15, 2022, overseeing the close and reporting of the company’s third quarter, which ends Sept. 30, 2022. The company will conduct an internal and external search to identify Smith’s successor.
“On behalf of our board and our entire leadership team, I would like to thank Mike for his significant leadership contributions to Voya during the past 13 years,” said Rodney O. Martin, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, Voya Financial, Inc. “As our CFO, and previously as a business leader and our chief risk officer, Mike has played a vital role in Voya’s business transformation. He has contributed to the strong results that we have achieved, the culture that we have fostered and the value that we have delivered to shareholders. We are grateful to Mike and his family – and we wish them the very best going forward.”
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About Voya Financial®
Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), is a leading health, wealth and investment company that provides products, solutions and technologies that help Americans become well planned, well invested and well protected. Serving the needs of 14.3 million individual, workplace and institutional clients, Voya has approximately 6,000 employees and had $644 billion in total assets under management and administration as of June 30, 2022. Certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Voya is purpose-driven and is equally committed to conducting business in a way that is socially, environmentally, economically and ethically responsible. Voya has earned recognition as: one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute; a member of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index; and a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” on the Disability Equality Index. For more information, visit voya.com. Follow Voya Financial on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter @Voya.