Dina Santoro Joins Voya Investment Management as Head of Product and Marketing Strategy

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Voya Investment Management, the asset management business of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it has hired Dina Santoro as a managing director and head of Product and Marketing Strategy. Based in New York, Santoro reports to Shaun Mathews, senior managing director and head of the Client Group at Voya Investment Management.

Dina Santoro Joins Voya Investment Management as Head of Product and Marketing Strategy

In this role Santoro will lead and execute the strategic product and marketing agenda for Voya Investment Management including product development and management, messaging and strategy for institutional and intermediary channels. Leading a team of 45 product and marketing professionals, Santoro will work with the firm's investment and distribution teams to optimize Investment Management's "go to market" strategies with our investment products to meet client needs.   

"I'm pleased to welcome Dina to Voya," said Mathews. "With great people, a unique culture and a distinct brand, Voya Investment Management continues to achieve strong results by focusing on our clients. As a member of our leadership team, Dina will help us advance Voya Investment Management's momentum by developing and delivering solutions that meet our clients' long-term investing needs. I'm looking forward to working closely with her."

Prior to joining Voya Investment Management, Santoro was a managing director and head of Product Strategy and Distribution at QMA, a global investment management division of Prudential that manages $115 billion in equity and multi-asset class solutions for institutional and sub-advisory clients globally.  At QMA, she served as part of the executive management team that was responsible for shaping organizational strategy and managing the business operations of the firm.  She oversaw the client and business development functions, including consultant relations, marketing and product development for both institutional and retail audiences.  Before joining QMA in 2004, she was a senior vice president, head of marketing at Jennison Associates. Prior to that role, she was a vice president at JP Morgan where she managed a team of marketing specialists responsible for product positioning for new business development and client retention.

Santoro earned her BS in marketing from Boston College and her MBA from Columbia University.  She also has her Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.   

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About Voya Investment Management
A leading, active asset management firm, Voya Investment Management manages, as of June 30, 2017, more than $217 billion for affiliated and external institutions as well as individual investors. With 40 years of history in asset management, Voya Investment Management has the experience and resources to provide clients with investment solutions with an emphasis on equities, fixed income, and multi-asset strategies and solutions. Voya Investment Management was named in 2016 as a "Best Places to Work" by Pensions and Investments magazine. For more information, visit voyainvestments.com. Follow Voya Investment Management on Twitter @VoyaInvestments.

About Voya Financial®
Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), helps Americans plan, invest and protect their savings — to get ready to retire better. Serving the financial needs of approximately 13.6 million individual and institutional customers in the United States, Voya is a Fortune 500 company that had $11 billion in revenue in 2016. The company had $517 billion in total assets under management and administration as of June 30, 2017. With a clear mission to make a secure financial future possible — one person, one family, one institution at a time — Voya's vision is to be America's Retirement Company®. Certified as a "Great Place to Work" by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Voya is equally committed to conducting business in a way that is socially, environmentally, economically and ethically responsible and has been recognized as one of the 2017 World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute, as well as one of the Top Green Companies in the U.S., by Newsweek magazine. For more information, visit voya.com. Follow Voya Financial on Facebook and Twitter @Voya.

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