Voya Investment Management, the asset management arm of Voya Financial, has appointed Michael De Feo as the head of retirement and investment only.

In the new role, De Feo will manage various aspects of the firm’s partnership with Voya's retirement business, third-party defined contribution investment only (DCIO) efforts, sub-advisory, and will collaborate with the firm’s institutional team to develop the DCIO business.

He will report to Voya Investment Management head of intermediary distribution Jake Tuzza.

"Under Mike's guidance, we will strengthen our focus on retirement, centralize our efforts in support of defined contribution and, together with our affiliates, accelerate our desire to be recognized as the retirement asset manager of choice," Tuzza said.

De Feo most recently served as the managing director, DCIO, strategic alliances and sub-advised at Nuveen Investments, with responsibility for overseeing marketing, sales and key account functions.