The Principal Financial Group Contributes to Thailand Flood Relief Efforts
November 29, 2011 (Des Moines, Iowa) – The Principal Financial Group® has announced a gift of $100,000 USD to assist ongoing relief efforts following the devastating flooding in Thailand.
The Principal has directed $100,000 USD to the Thailand disaster relief fund via the Thai Red Cross Children’s Home – The Thai Red Cross Society.
“Our thoughts continue to be with those affected by the disaster,” said Norman Sorensen, chairman, Principal International. “We are grateful to be able to support our employees and those providing disaster relief through their heroic efforts, in light of the tragic losses and the lingering effects of this crisis.”
The office of CIMB-Principal Asset Management Company Limited has had operations in Bangkok since 2010. The operation in Thailand is a mutual fund and asset management company with 71 employees.
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- CIMB-Principal Asset Management Company Limited in Bangkok, Thailand is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad.
- “The Principal Financial Group” and “The Principal” are registered service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group.
- As of September 30, 2011.