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Lynne Biggar Elected to Voya Financial Board of Directors


NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Lynne Biggar, 52, executive vice president of consumer marketing + revenue for Time Inc., has joined the company's board of directors, effective today.

Voya Financial, Inc. announced that Lynne Biggar, 52, executive vice president of consumer marketing revenue for Time Inc., has joined the company's board of directors.

"Having overseen consumer-centric business, product, digital and servicing strategies in several leadership roles over the course of her career, Lynne will bring great energy and a valuable perspective to the Voya Financial board," said Rodney O. Martin, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, Voya Financial, Inc. "Her experience growing businesses and identifying innovative ways to reach consumers for several global brands, as well as her role in helping to establish Time Inc. as an independent, publicly traded company, will all be tremendously valuable. I am confident she will offer astute insights that will benefit our company, our customers, and our shareholders as we focus on achieving our vision to be America's Retirement Company."

At Time Inc., Biggar leads a global team of more than 1,300 professionals charged with developing and executing consumer-driven business and product strategies across the portfolio, including digital transformation, innovation, pricing, customer acquisition, and retention.

Prior to joining Time Inc. in 2013, Biggar held several leadership roles at American Express and was a member of the company's global management team. Most recently, she was executive vice president and general manager for international card products and experiences. In this role, she oversaw product strategy, management, and print and digital delivery for card products, as well as travel and lifestyle benefits across 24 global markets, including American Express's industry-leading Centurion and Platinum product lines. She joined American Express in 1992.

Biggar is a board member of Travelfuture and the New 42nd Street. She was named one of Folio's Top Women in Media in 2014 and one of the top 25 most influential women in travel by ForbesLife Magazine in 2008. She received an MBA in marketing and organizational management from Columbia University's Graduate School of Business in 1990 and a bachelor's degree in international relations from Stanford University in 1984.

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About Voya Financial
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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