Investment Management

Voya Multi-Manager International Equity Fund

Portfolio Management Team

Voya Investments, LLC

Investment Adviser

Voya Investments, LLC., serves as the investment adviser to each of the Funds. Voya Investments has overall responsibility for the management of the Funds. Voya Investments provides or oversees all investment advisory and portfolio management services for each Fund, and assists in managing and supervising all aspects of the general day-to-day business activities and operations of the Funds, including custodial, transfer agency, dividend disbursing, accounting, auditing, compliance and related services.

Jody Hrazanek

Portfolio Manager

Jody Hrazanek

Jody Hrazanek is head of strategy design and implementation for Multi-Asset Strategies and Solutions (MASS) at Voya Investment Management. She is responsible for overseeing the portfolio implementation, strategy design and customized solutions teams for a variety of investment solutions including asset allocation, derivatives/financial engineering, risk management, portable alpha and structured products. Previously at Voya, she was a derivatives trader with responsibility for Voya IM’s third-party business as well as the firm’s general account. Prior to joining Voya, she was a convertible bond trader at Advent Capital Management. Prior to that, she was a convertible bond portfolio manager and risk arbitrage trader at Merrill Lynch Quantitative Advisors and Deutsche Bank Asset Management. Jody began her career as an analyst at Goldman Sachs. Jody graduated Summa Cum Laude from Fairfield University with a BS in mathematics and has a MS in statistics and operations research from New York University, Stern School of Business.

Halvard Kvaale, CIMA

Portfolio Manager

Halvard Kvaale, CIMA

Halvard Kvaale is head of manager research and selection for Multi-Asset Strategies and Solutions (MASS) at Voya Investment Management. In this role he is responsible for manager selection and oversight of Voya mutual funds, manager selection and portfolio construction for MASS multi-asset portfolios and selection and oversight for the Voya General Account alternative investment portfolio. Prior to joining Voya in 2012, Halvard was managing director and head of the Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Consulting Group’s portfolio advisory services group. In this role, he was responsible for the management of the firm’s discretionary programs within Morgan Stanley Smith Barney overseeing more than $26 billion in client assets. Upon joining Morgan Stanley, he served as the head of global advisor research in the consulting services group overseeing the research and due diligence of third party investment managers globally. Previously, he served as the head of global manager research and fee-based advisory solutions at Deutsche Bank, and at Prudential Investments he managed the third party consulting programs, ran the investment management analysis unit and the senior consulting group. Halvard graduated from the Norwegian School of Management with an MS in general business, and graduated Summa Cum Laude with an MS in investing from San Francisco State University. Halvard holds a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation from the Wharton School of Business.

Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited

Investment Sub-Adviser

Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited (“BG Overseas” or “Sub-Adviser”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Baillie Gifford & Co., a Scottish investment company. Founded in 1908, Baillie Gifford & Co. manages money primarily for institutional clients. It is one of the largest independently owned investment management firms in the United Kingdom which, as of December 31, 2015 had approximately $181.3 billion in assets under management. The principal address of BG Overseas is Calton Square, 1 Greenside Row, Edinburgh, EH1 3AN, Scotland. As of December 31, 2015, BG Overseas had assets under management of over $114.6 billion.

Gerard Callahan

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2011

Gerard Callahan, Portfolio Manager, is head of the UK equity team and is a partner of Baillie Gifford & Co. where he has worked since 1991. Mr. Callahan is an Investment Manager and has been a member of the Portfolio Construction Group since 2007 and Chairman since 2010.

Sophie Earnshaw

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2014

Sophie Earnshaw, CFA, Portfolio Manager, joined BG Overseas in 2010 and is an Investment Manager in the Emerging Markets Equity Team. Ms. Earnshaw joined the International Focus Portfolio Construction Group in 2014.

Iain Campbell

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2010

Iain Campbell is a Portfolio Manager on the Japanese team. Before joining BG Overseas in 2004, he worked for Goldman Sachs from 2000 to 2002 in the investment banking division.

Joe Faraday, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2011

Joe Faraday, CFA, Portfolio Manager, joined BG Overseas in 2002. Mr. Faraday has worked as an investment manager on the European, North American, Developed Asia, and Emerging Markets Equity teams. He has been a member of the Portfolio Construction Group since 2007.

Moritz Sitte

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2014

Moritz Sitte, CFA, Portfolio Manager, joined BG Overseas in 2010 and is an Investment Manager in the European Equity Team. Mr. Sitte joined the International Focus Portfolio Construction Group in 2014.

Tom Walsh

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2014

Tom Walsh, CFA, Portfolio Manager, joined BG Overseas in 2009 and is an Investment Manager in the European Equity Team. Mr. Walsh joined the International Focus Portfolio Construction Group in 2014.

Lazard Asset Management LLC

Investment Sub-Adviser

Lazard Asset Management LLC (“Lazard” or “Sub-Adviser”) is a Delaware limited liability company. It is a subsidiary of Lazard Frères & Co. LLC (“LF&Co.”), a New York limited liability company with one member, Lazard Group LLC, a Delaware limited liability company. Interests of Lazard Group LLC are held by Lazard Ltd., which is a Bermuda corporation with shares that are publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “LAZ.” These interests are held by public stockholders as well as by current and former Managing Directors of Lazard Group LLC. Lazard’s principal address is 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York 10112. As of December 31, 2015, assets under management were approximately $167.8 billion.

Michael G. Fry

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2005

Michael G. Fry, managing director and Portfolio Manager/Analyst with Lazard Asset Management Limited (London), is also a Portfolio Manager/Analyst on various global and international equity teams. He joined Lazard in 2005.

Kevin Matthews

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2001

Kevin Matthews, managing director and Portfolio Manager/Analyst on the International Equity and International Equity Select teams, joined Lazard in 2001.

Michael A. Bennett

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 1992

Michael A. Bennett, managing director and Portfolio Manager/Analyst with Lazard Asset Management LLC (New York), is a Portfolio Manager/Analyst on various international and global equity teams. He joined Lazard in 1992. Currently, Mr. Bennett also coordinates the activities of Lazard Asset Management's Investment Council.

Michael Powers

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 1990

Michael Powers, managing director and Portfolio Manager/Analyst with Lazard Asset Management LLC (New York), is a Portfolio Manager/Analyst on various global and international equity teams. He joined Lazard in 1990.

John R. Reinsberg

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2013

John R. Reinsberg, Deputy Chairman of International and Global Strategies with Lazard Asset Management LLC (New York) and is responsible for oversight of the firm’s international and global strategies as well as being a Portfolio Manager/Analyst on various global equity and international equity teams. He joined Lazard in 1992.

Polaris Capital Management, LLC

Investment Sub-Adviser

Polaris uses proprietary investment technology combined with Graham & Dodd style fundamental research to seek to identify potential investments that Polaris believes have significantly undervalued streams of sustainable cash flow. The firm uses traditional valuation measures, including price/book ratios and price/sustainable free cash flow ratios to screen its database of more than 40,000 companies worldwide. Polaris uses these measures to identify approximately 500 companies that Polaris believes have the greatest potential for undervalued streams of sustainable free cash flow. As a cross check to the database screen, a global valuation model is used that seeks to identify the most undervalued countries based on corporate earnings, yield, inflation, interest rates, and other variables. Allocations among investments are primarily determined by bottom-up security analysis while providing diversification in terms of country, industry and market capitalization. Polaris monitors portfolio companies as well as a “watch list” comprised of companies which may be purchased if the valuation of an existing portfolio company falls below established limits.

Bernard R. Horn

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2017

Bernard R. Horn, Jr., Portfolio Manager, is the Founder, President and Chief Investment Officer of Polaris. Mr. Horn founded Polaris in 1995.

Bing Xiao

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2017

Bin Xiao, CFA, and Portfolio Manager, joined Polaris in 2006 as an analyst.

Sumanta Biswas

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2017

Sumanta Biswas, CFA, Portfolio Manager, and Vice President of Polaris joined Polaris in 2002 as an analyst.

Wellington Management Company, LLP

Investment Sub-Adviser

Wellington Management Company LLP (“Wellington Management” or “Sub-Adviser”) is a Delaware limited liability partnership. Wellington Management is a professional investment counseling firm which provides investment services to investment companies, employee benefit plans, endowments, foundations, and other institutions. Wellington Management and its predecessor organizations have provided investment advisory services for over 80 years. Wellington Management is owned by the partners of Wellington Management Group LLP, a Massachusetts limited liability partnership. The principal address of Wellington Management is 280 Congress Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02210. As of December 31, 2015, Wellington Management had investment management authority with respect to approximately $926 billion in assets.

Nicolas M. Choumenkovitch

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2017

Nicolas M. Choumenkovitch, Senior Managing Director and Equity Portfolio Manager. Mr. Choumenkovitch joined Wellington Management as an investment professional in 1995.

Tara C. Stilwell, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2017

Tara Connolly Stilwell, CFA, Senior Managing Director and Equity Portfolio Manager of Wellington Management is involved in portfolio management and securities analysis. Ms. Stilwell joined Wellington Management as an investment professional in 2008.

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