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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Rodney Martin

64 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Smith

53 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Christine Hurtsellers

53 2016 Chief Executive Officer - Investment Management

Carolyn Johnson

56 2016 Chief Executive Officer- Annuities and Individual Life

Charles Nelson

55 2015 Chief Executive Officer - Retirement

Alain Karaoglan

54 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Kevin Silva

63 2012 Chief Human Resources Officer, Executive Vice President

Chetlur Ragavan

62 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Nancy Ferrara

52 2016 Executive Vice President - Operations and Continuous Improvement

Margaret Parent

55 2016 Executive Vice President - Technology, Innovation and Operations

Patricia Walsh

51 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

Jean Weng

2015 Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Frederick Hubbell

65 2013 Lead Independent Director

Lynne Biggar

54 2014 Independent Director

Jane Chwick

54 2014 Independent Director

Ruth Ann Gillis

62 2015 Independent Director

John Griswell

67 2013 Independent Director

Byron Pollitt

65 2015 Independent Director

Joseph Tripodi

61 2015 Independent Director

Deborah Wright

59 2014 Independent Director

David Zwiener

62 2013 Independent Director

Darin Arita

Senior Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Rodney Martin

Mr. Rodney O. Martin, Jr., is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Voya Financial, Inc. He was appointed Chairman of the board of directors upon completion of our initial public offering in May 2013, and also serves as chairman of the board’s Executive Committee. As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Martin is responsible for the overall strategy and performance of the Company. Mr. Martin began his insurance career as an agent with Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company, where, from February 1975 to August 1995, he served in various marketing and management positions. Mr. Martin ultimately advanced to become president of Connecticut Mutual Insurance Services. In 1995, Mr. Martin joined the American General Life Companies as president and chief executive officer where he ran the U.S. life insurance businesses until they were acquired by American International Group, Inc. (“AIG”), in 2001. At AIG, Mr. Martin held positions of increasing responsibility, from chief operating officer of AIG Worldwide Life Insurance, chairman and chief executive officer of American Life Insurance Company, chairman of American International Assurance, and most recently, chairman of AIG’s International Life and Retirement Services businesses until November 2010. Mr. Martin received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Alfred University in Alfred, N.Y., and is also a Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow. Mr. Martin serves on the Boards of Directors of American Council of Life Insurers and has served on the Board of Directors of LIMRA. Mr. Martin has been selected as a Director Nominee in light of his extensive leadership experience within the retirement and life insurance industries, his understanding of the Company’s business and the important role he has played in determining the Company’s strategy and vision as a public company.

Michael Smith

Mr. Michael S. Smith has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company, effective November 7, 2016. He is responsible for strategic finance, capital management, actuarial, tax, insurance investments, controllership, financial reporting, procurement, expense management, treasury and investor relations. Prior to becoming CFO, Mr. Smith served as Chief Executive Officer of our Insurance Solutions and Closed Block Variable Annuity business since January 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Smith served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of the Company since December 2012. Mr. Smith joined the Company in May 2009 first as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Insurance Risk Officer of the annuity business and subsequently as Chief Executive Officer of Annuity Manufacturing. Prior to joining the Company, from 1988 to 2009, Mr. Smith was employed by Lincoln Financial Group (“LNC”) where he held several positions, including head of Profitability and Risk Management for Retirement Solutions at LNC, Chief Actuarial Officer for Lincoln National Life, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Lincoln Financial Distributors, Inc., Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer for LNC’s Life and Annuity division and head of customer support for LNC’s Employer Markets division. Mr. Smith holds bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Russian Studies from the University of Michigan. He attained Fellowship in the Society of Actuaries in 1990 and is also a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He also attained his CFA Charter holder designation in 2003.

Christine Hurtsellers

Ms. Christine Hurtsellers is the Chief Executive Officer -Investment Management since September 2016. Prior to that, she was the Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income at Voya Investment Management from 2009 to 2016, and prior to that, she was the head of Structured Finance from 2005 to 2008. Ms. Hurtsellers is a board member of Pomona Capital, and a member of the U.S. Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee. Prior to joining Voya in 2004, Ms. Hurtsellers was a senior portfolio manager at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (“Freddie Mac”). Prior to Freddie Mac, she was a portfolio manager at Alliance Capital Management and Banc One, and a client consultant at Pentalpha Capital Group. Ms. Hurtsellers received a B.A. in Finance from Indiana University Kelley School of Business, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

Carolyn Johnson

Ms. Carolyn M. Johnson has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer - Annuities and Individual Life of the Company. Prior to that, Ms. Johnson was the president of Voya’s Annuities business. In addition to her oversight of Annuities, she also previously managed the Tax-Exempt Markets business for Voya. Prior to joining the Company in April 2014, Ms. Johnson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Protective Life Corporation. Prior to joining Protective in 2004, Ms. Johnson held leadership roles in business, operations and marketing with Bankers Life & Casualty Co. and several Transamerica/AEGON subsidiaries, including Western Reserve Life Assurance Co. of Ohio, Transamerica Occidental Life, Idex Investor Services, Inc., and Aegon Alliances, Inc. Ms. Johnson serves on the boards of the Secure Retirement Institute and Insured Retirement Institute. Ms. Johnson is the Vice Chair for the Financial Literacy Committee of the Secure Retirement Institute. Ms. Johnson earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University, Los Angeles, and has studied executive-level finance at Harvard Business School. She also holds FINRA Series 6 and 63 licenses.

Charles Nelson

Mr. Charles P. Nelson has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer - Retirement of Voya Financial, Inc. He oversees Tax-Exempt and Corporate Markets and Retail Wealth Management, which comprise the Company’s workplace and individual retirement businesses, including 401(k), 403(b) and 457 plans. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Nelson was with Great-West from 1983, most recently led the legacy Great-West retirement business of Empower Retirement, a business unit of Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company, and prior to that, Mr. Nelson served as President of Retirement Services for Great-West Financial, from 2008 through September 2014. Mr. Nelson served as the past president of the Board of Directors for The SPARK Institute, a trade institute that represents the entire spectrum of defined contribution service providers. Mr. Nelson has been a member of the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) since 1985. Mr. Nelson is a graduate of Whitman College with a degree in chemistry and economics. He was appointed to the Whitman College Board of Overseers in 2008.

Alain Karaoglan

Mr. Alain M. Karaoglan is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Voya Financial, Inc. From April 2011 to September 2012, he served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Strategy. Mr. Karaoglan is responsible for all of Voya’s ongoing business, which includes the Annuities, Employee Benefits, Individual Life, Investment Management and Retirement segments. He also oversees communications and branding, as well as Voya’s digital organization. Mr. Karaoglan also served as a member of the Board of Directors from April 2011 to April 2013. Prior to joining us, Mr. Karaoglan was Senior Vice President, Divestiture, for AIG from June of 2009 to April 2011. Prior to AIG, from September 2007 to April 2009, Mr. Karaoglan was Managing Director, Equity Research, for Banc of America Securities LLC. From October of 2000 to June 2007, he was Managing Director, North American Equity Research, at Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. Previously, from August 1997 to October 2000, he was an equity research analyst at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette after being in investment banking for approximately 10 years (1988-1997) at First Boston Corporation and, as a Managing Director at Bear Stearns, where he advised companies in corporate finance and merger and acquisitions transactions. Mr. Karaoglan received Bachelor’s degrees, both magna cum laude, in business administration and economics from Pepperdine University and received his M.B.A. from Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business.

Kevin Silva

Mr. Kevin D. Silva is Chief Human Resources Officer, Executive Vice President of Voya Financial, Inc. Prior to joining Argo, Mr. Silva spent more than 13 years (1996-2009) at MBIA Insurance Corporation where he served as Chief Administrative Officer responsible for the human resources, communications, corporate administration, governmental relations, information resources, facilities, telecommunications, and records-management functions. Mr. Silva has also served in senior human resources leadership roles with Merrill Lynch (1993-1995), MasterCard International (1989-1993), and Pepsi Cola Company (1979-1989). Mr. Silva earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications from St. John’s University and a master’s degree in Psychology from New York University.

Chetlur Ragavan

Mr. Chetlur S. Ragavan is Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of Voya Financial, Inc. In this role, Mr. Ragavan is responsible for overseeing the enterprise-wide and business-level risk monitoring and management program for the Company. Prior to assuming this role, Mr. Ragavan served as the Chief Risk Officer of Investment Management since April 2008. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Ragavan served as Managing Director, co-head of the Portfolio Analytics Group for Blackrock Solutions following its merger with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in October 2006. He began his career at Merrill Lynch in 1980 and has held a number of senior investment and risk management positions within its various subsidiaries. Mr. Ragavan has a B.B.A. in management science from Madurai University and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Madras, both in India. He also holds an M.S. in computer science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

Nancy Ferrara

Ms. Nancy Ferrara has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Operations and Continuous Improvement of the Company. Prior to that, she was Senior Managing Director of Operations for Voya. Prior to joining Voya in April 2012, Ms. Ferrara served as Operations Executive of the Financial Services Division at AIG in 2008 and went on to lead divestiture separation teams at AIG from 2009 until 2012. Prior to that, Ms. Ferrara served in a number of senior leadership roles at J.P. Morgan Chase. Ms. Ferrara has an M.B.A. from Hofstra University and a B.A. from Providence College.

Margaret Parent

Ms. Margaret M. Parent has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Technology, Innovation and Operations of the Company., effective on Oct. 3, 2016. She is focused on driving innovation throughout the Company, as well as aligning Voya’s Technology and Operations teams to meet customer needs. Prior to joining Voya in October 2016, Ms. Parent served as Managing Director, Americas head of Corporate Technology, at Deutsche Bank AG from January 2015. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Ms. Parent held the title of Managing Director at Credit Suisse AG from December 2013. Ms. Parent’s 33-year career also includes serving in a number of leadership roles at Morgan Stanley spanning 21 years. During her tenure, she held the title of Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Global Operations, Technology and Data, as well as Morgan Stanley’s Chief Information Officer, Americas, from 2011 to 2013. Ms. Parent has a Bachelor’s degree in government from Bowdoin College.

Patricia Walsh

Ms. Patricia Julie Walsh is an Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of the Company since September 2015. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Walsh was Deputy General Counsel and Global Chief Compliance Officer of Cigna Corporation. Ms. Walsh joined Cigna in 2011 as Chief Counsel for Cigna’s U.S. businesses. Prior to Cigna, Ms. Walsh held several leadership roles during her tenure at Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, serving as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for the company, and most recently, as Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff to the Chairman and CEO. Ms. Walsh holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Mount Holyoke College, a master’s degree in public affairs from Princeton University and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Jean Weng

Ms. Jean Weng is Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. 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.

Frederick Hubbell

Mr. Frederick S. Hubbell is the Lead Independent Director of Voya Financial, Inc. He serves as our Lead Director and as Chairman of our Nominating and Governance Committee. During 2012, prior to his appointment to our board of directors, Mr. Hubbell was an independent advisor to ING Group for approximately nine months in its consideration of potential transactions to divest us from ING Group. He served as a member of the Executive Board of ING Group from 2000 to 2006 and was Chairman of Insurance and Asset Management Americas for ING Group from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Hubbell was a member of the Executive Committee of Financial Services International for ING Group from 1999 to 2000 and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the United States Life and Annuities Operations for ING Group from 1997 to 1999. He became President and Chief Executive Officer of Equitable Life Insurance Company of Iowa in 1989 and Chairman in 1993, and served in both roles until ING Group’s acquisition of Equitable in 1997. Mr. Hubbell was Chairman of Younkers, a retail department store business from 1985 to 1992. He was head of strategic planning of Equitable Life Insurance Company of Iowa from 1983 to 1985. Mr. Hubbell began his career as a lawyer in the United States at Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood LLP from 1976 to 1978 and also practiced at Hughes Hubbard and Reed LLP from 1978 to 1981, and was a partner at Mumford, Schrage, Merriman and Zurek from 1981 to 1983. Mr. Hubbell received his B.A. from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1973 and his J.D. from University of Iowa in 1976. He serves on the Board of Directors of The Macerich Company and is the Chairman of the Board of the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines. Mr. Hubbell has been selected as a Director Nominee in light of his deep understanding of the U.S. insurance business, his background in financial services and his experience serving as a director on the boards of U.S. public companies.

Lynne Biggar

Ms. Lynne Biggar is Independent Director of the Company., effective October 30, 2014. She is the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer of Visa Inc. Prior to joining Visa in February 2016, Ms. Biggar was the Executive Vice President of Consumer Marketing + Revenue at Time Inc. since November 2013. Prior to that, Ms. Biggar served as Executive Vice President & General Manager of International Card Products + Experiences for American Express beginning in January 2012. From August 2009 to January 2012, Ms. Biggar served as Executive Vice President & General Manager of the Membership Rewards and Strategic Card Services group at American Express. Prior to that, Ms. Biggar led American Express’ consumer travel business from January 2005 to July 2009. Before joining American Express in 1992, Ms. Biggar held various positions in international strategy and marketing. Ms. Biggar holds a B.A. from Stanford University and an MBA, Marketing and Organizational Management from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Ms. Biggar has been selected as a Director Nominee in light of her extensive experience in brand development, marketing and strategic growth of several large public companies.

Jane Chwick

Ms. Jane P. Chwick is an Independent Director of Voya Financial, Inc. She serves as the Chairman of our Technology, Innovation and Operations Committee. Ms. Chwick retired as the Co-Chief Operating Officer of Technology for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. in 2013, where she was employed in increasingly senior positions from 1983 until 2013. Ms. Chwick serves on the boards of MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. and the Queens College Foundation. Ms. Chwick holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Queen’s College and a Masters of Business Administration in Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods from St. John’s University. Ms. Chwick has been selected as a Director Nominee in light of her experience as chief operating officer of a major function within a global financial institution, and her experience in technology, strategy, risk management and operations.

Ruth Ann Gillis

Ms. Ruth Ann M. Gillis is an Independent Director of Voya Financial, Inc. She retired in 2014 as the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Exelon Corporation and president of Exelon Business Services Company. She previously served as Executive Vice President of Exelon’s Commonwealth Edison Company subsidiary as well as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Exelon Corporation. Prior to joining Exelon in 1997, Ms. Gillis was Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer at University of Chicago Hospitals and Health Systems as well as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of American National Bank, a subsidiary of First Chicago Corporation. Ms. Gillis also serves on the boards of KeyCorp. and Snap-On Incorporated. In addition, Ms. Gillis serves on the boards of The Goodman Theatre of Chicago, The Lyric Opera of Chicago and The University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation. Ms. Gillis received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Smith College and an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Ms. Gillis has been selected as a Director Nominee in light of her extensive experience in strategy, risk management and operations, her knowledge of accounting and finance and her experience serving as a director of other U.S. public companies.

John Griswell

Mr. John Barry Griswell is an Independent Director of Voya Financial, Inc. effective May 20, 2013, He serves as Chairman of our Compensation and Benefits Committee. Mr. Griswell is the retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Principal Financial Group, positions he held from 2002 to 2009 and 2000 to 2008, respectively. He remained a non-executive member of Principal Financial Group’s Board of Directors until 2010. Prior to joining Principal Financial Group in 1988, Mr. Griswell served as President and Chief Executive Officer of MetLife Marketing Corporation, a subsidiary of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. In 2011, Mr. Griswell joined the board of directors of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, where he serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee, and since 2004 he has been a member of the board of directors of Herman Miller, Inc., where he currently is Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Griswell served as a director of National Financial Partners Corp. From his retirement in 2008 from Principal Financial Group until July 1, 2013, Mr. Griswell served as the head of the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, first as President and, from July 2011 until July 2013, as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Griswell has held leadership positions with several industry trade associations, including ACLI, LIMRA, the Life Underwriting Training Council and LL Global. Mr. Griswell is the co-author of The Adversity Paradox: An Unconventional Guide to Achieving Uncommon Business Success (2009). Mr. Griswell received a B.A. from Berry College and an M.B.A. from Stetson University. Mr. Griswell has been selected as a Director Nominee in light of his extensive experience in the U.S. retirement and life insurance industry, his financial expertise and his experience serving as a director and officer of other U.S. public companies.

Byron Pollitt

Mr. Byron H. Pollitt, Jr., is an Independent Director of Voya Financial, Inc. He was the Chief Financial Officer of Visa Inc. from 2007 to 2015. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Pollitt served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gap Inc. From 1990 to 2003, Mr. Pollitt held a number of senior leadership roles at The Walt Disney Company. In addition to serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts from 1999 to 2003, Mr. Pollitt also previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Disneyland Resort and Vice President of Corporate Planning. In December 2015, Mr. Pollitt was appointed to the Finance Commission of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. Mr. Pollitt served on the boards of American Red Cross Bay Area between 2005 and 2014, and Orange County between 1997 and 1999. Mr. Pollitt also serves on the Board of Councilors for the School of Dramatic Arts at the University of Southern California. Mr. Pollitt received a bachelor’s degree in business economics from the University of California-Riverside and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Mr. Pollitt has been selected as a Director Nominee in light of his deep knowledge of finance and accounting and his extensive leadership experience with U.S. public companies.

Joseph Tripodi

Mr. Joseph V. Tripodi is an Independent Director of Voya Financial, Inc. He has been the Chief Marketing Officer of The Subway Corporation since December 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Tripodi was the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing & Commercial Officer of The Coca-Cola Company from 2007 to February 2015. Prior to joining The Coca-Cola Company in 2007, Mr. Tripodi was Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Allstate Insurance Company from 2003 to 2007. Mr. Tripodi also previously served as Chief Marketing Officer for The Bank of New York in 2002 and Seagram Spirits & Wine from 1999 to 2002. Prior to joining Seagram, Mr. Tripodi held several marketing roles at MasterCard International, including serving as its Executive Vice President, Global Marketing, Products and Services from 1989 to 1998. Mr. Tripodi holds a B.A. from Harvard College and an M.S. from The London School of Economics. Mr. Tripodi has been selected as a Director Nominee in light of his extensive experience in marketing, brand development, and customer experience of several large public and private companies.

Deborah Wright

Ms. Deborah C. Wright is an Independent Director of Voya Financial, Inc. She serves as the Chairman of our Finance Committee. Ms. Wright served as the Chairman of the Board of Carver Bancorp, Inc. and Carver Federal Savings Bank from 2005 to 2016, as the Chief Executive Officer of Carver Bancorp, Inc. and Carver Federal Savings Bank from 1999 to 2014 and as the President of Carver Bancorp, Inc. and Carver Federal Savings Bank from 1999 to 2005. Ms. Wright was a Senior Fellow in the Economic Opportunity and Markets Program of the Ford Foundation from 2014 to 2016. From 1996 to 1999, Ms. Wright served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation. Ms. Wright is a director of Citigroup Inc. and a director and chairman of the audit and finance committee of Time Warner Inc., and was previously on the board of directors of Kraft Foods Inc. (now Mondelez International, Inc. and Kraft Foods Group Inc.). Ms. Wright currently serves as director, chairman of the audit committee and member of the executive committee of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Ms. Wright holds A.B., J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Harvard University. Ms. Wright has been selected as a Director Nominee in light of her extensive experience in the financial services industry and her experience on public company boards and audit committees.

David Zwiener

Mr. David K. Zwiener has appointed as Independent Director of Voya Financial, Inc. Effective January 25, 2015, He serves as Chairman of our Audit Committee. Since March 2016, Mr. Zwiener has been engaged as an Operating Executive of The Carlyle Group. From January 25, 2015 to March 18, 2016, Mr. Zwiener was Interim CEO at PartnerRe Ltd. Since 2010, Mr. Zwiener has been a Principal in Dowling Capital Partners. Prior to joining Dowling Capital Partners, Mr. Zwiener was Chief Financial Officer of Wachovia Corporation. From 2007 to 2008, he was Managing Director and Co-Head of the Financial Institutions Group at The Carlyle Group. From 1995 to 2007, Mr. Zwiener served in increasingly responsible positions at The Hartford, rising to President and Chief Operating Officer—Property & Casualty. Mr. Zwiener is currently a director of The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited, a trustee of the New Britain Museum of American Art and a director of the Hartford Hospital. He previously served as a director of Partner Re, Ltd. (2009-2016), a director of CNO Financial Group (2010-2011), The Hartford (1997-2007) and Sheridan Healthcare, Inc. (1998-2004). Mr. Zwiener received an A.B. degree from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Zwiener has been selected as a Director Nominee in light of his extensive experience in the financial services and U.S. insurance industries, his knowledge of finance and accounting and his background as a director and officer of U.S. public companies.

Darin Arita