Angela Harrell Named Head of Voya Foundation and Office of Corporate Responsibility
NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), formerly ING U.S., announced today that Angela Harrell has joined the company to lead the Voya Foundation – Voya's charitable giving arm – and the Office of Corporate Responsibility. Harrell is based in Voya's New York City office and reports directly to Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Kevin Silva. Her appointment was effective October 20, 2014.
In this role, Harrell will spearhead efforts to improve the quality of life in communities where Voya operates and its employees and customers live. She will also be responsible for upholding, communicating and promoting the four pillars of Voya's Corporate Responsibility program: community investment, multicultural affairs, environmental sustainability and business practices and principles.
"Voya employees consistently demonstrate a strong commitment to their local communities through charitable giving and volunteer efforts. They also possess a general sense of pride in working for an organization that seeks to advance the financial security of Americans," Silva said. "Angela's past experience and passion for mobilizing employees toward a unified goal will sharpen our corporate responsibility focus, and build upon the success of our program in recent years."
Harrell joins Voya after more than 15 years of professional experience, most recently at The Coca-Cola Company. As Director of Operations, Harrell was responsible for developing a global strategy that inspired employees to enhance the reputation of the business and make an impact on their workplace and communities. In her past roles, Harrell was involved in a broad range of activities including corporate social responsibility, media relations, financial and sustainability reporting, internal and executive communications, and digital/social media.
"I'm excited to join an organization with a strong reputation and proven track record in corporate responsibility and charitable giving," said Harrell. "I look forward to supporting and strengthening these efforts as Voya continues to evolve as an independent company."
Harrell earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and a master's degree in International Affairs from Yale University.
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About the Voya Foundation
The Voya Foundation's mission is to improve the quality of life in communities where Voya FinancialTM (formerly ING U.S.) operates and its employees and customers live. The Voya Foundation provides grants and establishes signature partnerships in the areas of financial literacy and children's education and fosters employee engagement to deepen our positive impact on the community. For more information, visit www.voyafoundation.com.
About Voya FinancialTM
Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), formerly ING U.S., is composed of premier retirement, investment and insurance companies serving the financial needs of approximately 13 million individual and institutional customers in the United States. The company's vision is to be America's Retirement CompanyTM and its guiding principle is centered on solving the most daunting financial challenge facing Americans today — retirement readiness. Working directly with clients and through a broad group of financial intermediaries, independent producers, affiliated advisors and dedicated sales specialists, Voya provides a comprehensive portfolio of asset accumulation, asset protection and asset distribution products and services. With a dedicated workforce of approximately 7,000 employees, Voya is grounded in a clear mission to make a secure financial future possible — one person, one family, one institution at a time. For more information, visit http://voya.com or view our Voya Financial Interactive Company Profile. Follow Voya Financial on Facebook and Twitter @Voya.
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