Paul Gennaro

Chief Brand and Communications Officer, Voya

Paul J. Gennaro is senior vice president, Brand and Corporate Communications, and chief brand and communications officer 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 14.8 million individual and institutional customers in the United States, Voya is a Fortune 500 company that had $7.6 billion in revenue in 2020.

Paul oversees all internal and external communications, brand, advertising, research and consumer insights, and meetings and events 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 also serves in a chief of staff capacity, managing governance of Voya’s Executive Committee and Enterprise Leadership Team (ELT), and is a member of the ELT.

Prior to joining Voya in Jan. 2015, Paul was senior vice president, Corporate Communications, and chief communications officer for AECOM – a $20-billion, fully integrated infrastructure firm, with nearly 100,000 employees serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world – since 2006.  Previously, he led all global corporate and marketing communications for Johns Manville, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.  Paul has also held communications leadership roles for global brands such as Ingersoll-Rand, Dell and American Express.  He began his career as a print/broadcast journalist and public affairs officer for the U.S. Navy.

Externally, Paul is a board member for Ethisphere LLC, the parent of the Ethisphere Institute, which annually selects the World’s Most Ethical Companies.  He also serves as vice chair on the board of directors for Disability:IN; as a board member for No Barriers USA; as an advisory board member for the Emory University Center for Ethics; and, as a trustee for the Institute for Public Relations.


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