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Stamford, Conn. – Jan. 13, 2015 – Voya Investment Management Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey T. Becker has been elected to the AmeriCares Board of Directors.
Becker, a resident of Avon, Conn., oversees all aspects of Voya Financial’s asset management business including institutional, retail, retirement and proprietary portfolio segments. Prior to Voya’s spin off from ING, Becker was CEO of ING Investment Management Americas, where he previously held numerous executive positions with the firm including vice chairman, chief operating and chief financial officer. Before joining ING, Becker was chief financial and administrative officer of Aeltus Investment Management.
“I’m honored to be elected to the distinguished AmeriCares Board of Directors,” he said. “For many years I have admired the AmeriCares organization and the good work that it does to positively impact so many lives around the world. I am truly excited to join the dedicated staff and directors who carry out the important AmeriCares mission.”
Becker earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Colgate University and a Master of Business Administration in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business.
The AmeriCares Board of Directors oversees all aspects of the organization’s global health programs, including its disaster response work and aid deliveries to under-resourced hospitals and health clinics worldwide. Last year alone, AmeriCares delivered medicines and relief supplies to 95 countries, including the United States where the charity supports health care for the uninsured and responds to emergencies.