NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that My Chi To has joined the company as executive vice president and chief legal officer.
In this role, To oversees all aspects of Voya’s Law, Compliance and External Affairs department, and the Internal Audit team, serving as an advisor to senior management and the board of directors on legal, compliance, securities and corporate governance matters. She reports to Voya’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rodney O. Martin, Jr., and serves on the company’s Executive Committee.
“We are pleased that My Chi has joined Voya, and we look forward to working with her,” said Martin. “My Chi’s impressive career combines two decades advising public and private corporate clients as a trusted outside counsel with senior government experience managing legal issues and emerging risks in a complex regulatory environment.”
Voya’s President and CEO-Elect Heather Lavallee added, “My Chi will be a valuable business partner, advisor and company leader as we advance Voya’s growth strategy in order to create a better financial future for our customers.”
Prior to joining Voya, To was executive deputy superintendent of insurance for the New York State Department of Financial Services, which regulates all health, life and property/casualty insurers doing business in New York, as well as insurance producers and certain public and private retirement systems in the state. In her role, which she held since January 2020, she led a 500-person division, including examiners, actuaries and lawyers supervising over 1,600 entities with $5.5 trillion in assets.
Previously, To was with Debevoise & Plimpton LLP for 21 years, including 14 years as a partner in the firm’s Restructuring Group and Global Insurance Practice.
To earned her civil and common law degrees from the University of Ottawa and a master’s degree in political sciences and government from the University of Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar and clerked for the Supreme Court of Canada.
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Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), is a leading health, wealth and investment company that provides products, solutions and technologies that enable a better financial future for its clients, customers and society. Serving the needs of 14.3 million individual, workplace and institutional clients, Voya has approximately 6,000 employees and had $644 billion in total assets under management and administration as of June 30, 2022. Certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Voya is purpose-driven and is equally committed to conducting business in a way that is socially, environmentally, economically and ethically responsible. Voya has earned recognition as: one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute; a member of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index; and a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” on the Disability Equality Index. For more information, visit voya.com. Follow Voya Financial on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter @Voya.