Bill Harmon Joins Voya Financial

President of Retirement Corporate 401(k) Market

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced that Bill Harmon has joined the company as president of Retirement Corporate 401(k), effective June 30.

In this general management role, Harmon will oversee all aspects of the Corporate 401(k) market, including sales, relationship management, strategy and profitable growth for all segments of the market – from small- and mid-sized companies to some of the nation’s largest corporate employers.

He and the team will build upon Voya Retirement’s efforts to deliver next-generation customer experiences and solutions that drive positive retirement outcomes. Harmon will join CEO of Retirement Charlie Nelson’s leadership team, as well as Voya’s Operating Committee.

Most recently, Harmon served as senior vice president, Core Markets for Empower Retirement, where he was responsible for the segment’s overall success. During his 29-year tenure at Empower, the U.S. retirement business of Great-West Lifeco, he contributed to significant growth in plan sales, assets and earnings.

Building strong, high-performing teams

“I am delighted to announce that Bill is joining the Voya team to lead our Corporate 401(k) market,” said Nelson. “Bill brings a proven track record of building strong, high-performing teams – and driving profitable growth. With his deep experience and commitment to this industry, Bill will be a great addition to our Retirement leadership team as we continue to focus on solutions that deliver value and help Americans become financially and emotionally ready to retire.”

“I’m thrilled to be a part of an organization that is constantly sharpening its focus on the customer and that shares the passion I have for improving financial security,” said Harmon. “Voya is not only committed to delivering long-term value to its stakeholders, but does so in a way that meets the unique financial needs of all Americans. I look forward to contributing to Voya’s continued success in the 401(k) market, as well as its concerted effort on serving individuals and families with special needs.”

Harmon holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Voya, a leading provider of retirement products and services in the U.S., serves approximately 47,000 plan sponsor clients and more than 4.5 million individual retirement plan investors.1 Voya also operates a leading broker-dealer that serves a growing retail market.


1. Pensions & Investments Defined Contribution Record Keepers Directory published April 3, 2017.


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