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By Rebecca Moore editors@plansponsor.com | June 23, 2017
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Voya Financial Hired Leader of Retirement Product Organization 

Voya Financial, Inc. has hired Jeff Cimini to lead the company's Retirement Product organization.

Cimini will oversee the team responsible for all aspects of the centralized retirement product functions, including product management, development, strategy, pricing, competitive intelligence, Voya Institutional Trust Company, as well as the advisory services programs that Voya offers to plan sponsors and their participants. Cimini and the team will expand Voya's efforts to deliver value-focused solutions that drive positive retirement outcomes.

Cimini will be based in Voya's Windsor, Connecticut office. He will be a member of the Retirement leadership team and report to CEO of Retirement Charlie Nelson, effective July 3.

"As we look to advance outcomes for plan sponsors and participants, we must continue to develop innovative solutions that deliver value and address a broad range of financial wellness needs," says Nelson.

Most recently, Cimini was head of strategy for TIAA's Institutional Financial Services division, and also served as head of sales and client services for TIAA's select institutional clients. Previously, he was head of Personal Retirement for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. His background includes more than 20 years with Fidelity Investments, where he held roles of increasing responsibility and leadership across the defined contribution marketplace. Cimini’s experience includes stable value portfolio management, fund analysis, investment consulting and sales, consultant relations, defined contribution investment only (DCIO) sales and investment consulting services. In addition to retirement, Cimini managed sales and distribution for the Fidelity Investments Life Insurance Company division and served as president of its three life insurance entities.

Cimini holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Masters in finance from Boston College.

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