Voya Financial awarded Corporate Secretary Magazine's Corporate Governance Award for Best Ethics and Compliance Program for the second consecutive year

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), has been awarded Corporate Secretary Magazine's 2017 Corporate Governance Award for Best Compliance and Ethics program in the small to mid-cap category for the second consecutive year.

Voya was recognized for its strong culture of ethics and integrity, and leadership in driving best practices in corporate governance, compliance and ethics. This includes a keen focus on new and innovative ways of enhancing ethics and compliance awareness within Voya that integrates these topics into employees' daily conversations and activities. 

"It's an honor to be recognized by Corporate Secretary Magazine for the second year in-a-row," said William M. Welch II, chief compliance and ethics officer, Voya Financial. "At Voya, we are proud of our values. Our commitment to doing the right thing is a business imperative that begins with our board of directors and extends to every Voya employee."

Corporate Secretary Magazine's Corporate Governance Awards celebrate the best efforts of individuals, teams and companies in the world of governance, risk and compliance. The Best Compliance and Ethics Program award assesses the coordination of governance, compliance, ethics and risk management processes across the entire corporation and its subsidiaries. Judges consider the level of understanding and integration of good governance principles across all disciplines and a truly non-silo approach to achieving an ethical governance environment.

The award was presented at Corporate Secretary Magazine's 10th Annual Corporate Governance Awards on November 9, 2017 at Cipriani in New York City before an audience of more than 400 governance, risk and compliance professionals.

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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 $541 billion in total assets under management and administration as of September 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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