Paul J. Gennaro is senior vice president and chief communications officer (CCO) for Voya Financial (NYSE: VOYA), which helps Americans plan, invest and protect their savings — to get ready to retire better. Serving the financial needs of approximately 13 million individual and institutional customers in the United States, Voya is a Fortune 500 company that had $11.5 billion in revenue in 2015.
Reporting to the chairman and CEO, Mr. Gennaro oversees all internal and external communications for Voya, serving as a strategic advisor to senior management, setting the overall communications strategy, and both further defining and protecting the company’s reputation with key stakeholders. He is also a member of the Voya Operating Committee.
Mr. Gennaro is a recognized thought leader on ethics and corporate reputation, having been named one of the “100 Most Influential in Business Ethics” by the Ethisphere Institute; one of the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business” by Trust Across America; one of the “50 Most Powerful People in PR” by PRWeek magazine; and among those named in PRWeek’s Global Power Book.