Voya Financial Elects Jean Weng as Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary


NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Jean Weng has been named senior vice president, deputy general counsel, and corporate secretary. In this role, she will work closely with Voya Financial's board members, provide advice and counsel to management, and guide the company's corporate governance efforts. Weng will continue to report to Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Bridget M. Healy.

"I am very pleased to have Jean as our new corporate secretary," said Healy. "Having her in this important role significantly deepens our bench strength, particularly in the areas of general corporate law, securities and capital markets work, and corporate governance. I'm confident she will be a valuable member of the team and prove to be a valued resource for Voya Financial, our senior leadership team, and the board."

Weng joined Voya Financial in September 2014 as deputy general counsel and assistant secretary. She began her legal career in 2002, working first as an associate, and then as counsel, in the capital markets group at Davis Polk. During Weng's tenure in private practice, she focused on corporate governance issues and capital markets transactions for financial institutions in the U.S., Canada, China, and Brazil.

Weng attended The Juilliard School in New York and holds an M.A. degree in musicology from Columbia University. She also received a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. In 2014, the New York Times Magazine recognized Weng as a "Rising Star" among "Top Women Attorneys in New York."

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About Voya Financial
Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), 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 Company 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 voya.com or view our Voya Financial Interactive Company Profile.  Follow Voya Financial on Facebook and Twitter @Voya.

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