ING hires Gregory Mateja to lead Risk Integration

April 1, 2011

Greg Mateja has been named head of Risk Integration for ING U.S. In this role, Mateja will be responsible for leading the integrated analysis of the company’s risks, including asset-liability management, economic capital, risk appetite and strategic risk management. He will report to Prakash Shimpi, chief risk officer, ING U.S.

Mateja joins ING from Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., where he most recently served as vice president, Strategic Initiatives. In this capacity, he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, and a range of risk-management and capital-management initiatives. “Greg is an exceptional financial services executive who has a successful track record of leading complex projects related to acquisitions, risk management and capital structuring,” said Shimpi. “Couple his risk experience with product knowledge spanning life insurance and retirement plans, Greg will be a great asset to ING, providing thoughtful analysis in measuring and managing product and business risks.”

Mateja has nearly 30 years of financial services industry experience, having held a number of executive positions during his 17-year tenure at Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Economics Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

Mateja will be based at ING’s Windsor, Conn., location.

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