Rodney O. Martin Jr.

Rodney O. Martin Jr.


Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Rodney O. Martin Jr. is chairman and CEO of Voya Financial. In this role, Martin is responsible for the overall strategy and performance of the organization.

A veteran of the insurance and financial services industry with more than 37 years of high-profile experience, Martin joined the company in 2011. He began his insurance career in 1975 as an agent with Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company, where he served over 20 years in various marketing and general management positions, ultimately becoming president of Connecticut Mutual Insurance Services.

In 1995, Martin joined American General Life Companies as president and chief executive officer where he ran the U.S. life insurance businesses until it was acquired by American International Group, Inc. (AIG), in 2001. At AIG, he held positions of increasing responsibility from chief operating officer of AIG Worldwide Life Insurance, chairman and chief executive officer of American Life Insurance Company (Alico), chairman of American International Assurance (AIA), and as chairman of American International Group, Inc., International Life and Retirement Services businesses.

Martin received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Alfred University in Alfred, N.Y., and is also a Fellow, Life Underwriter Training Council (LUTCF). He has served on the board of directors of the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) and LIMRA.

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