News Releases

  • Principal Names Next CFO

    As part of the planned succession process, Principal Financial Group® announced that, in preparation for the retirement of current chief financial officer and executive vice president Terry J. Lillis in April 2017, Deanna D. Strable-Soethout (Strable) will assume the role of chief financial officer effective February 14, 2017.

  • Things are sunny on Main Street

    Forget the gloom and doom—small business owners are feeling good. According to the Principal Financial Well-Being IndexSM: Business Owners, 94 percent say their business is either growing or stable.

  • Making a commitment to responsible investing

    The United Nations (UN) Principles for Responsible Investment gave Principal Global Investors top marks on the newly released assessment of environmental, social and governance investment practices.

  • Principal Financial Group Chief Financial Officer to Speak at the KBW Annual Insurance Conference

    Principal Financial Group, Inc. announced today that Terry Lillis, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in a fireside chat at the KBW Annual Insurance Conference on Sept. 8, 2016 at 8 a.m. (ET) in New York.

  • Iowa Children’s Charities Get Record Donation from Principal Charity Classic. Again.

    The Principal Charity Classic announced the biggest annual donation in it's history, the 2016 tournament raised $2,053,725 for Iowa children’s charities.

  • Principal Launches Two Strategic Beta Portfolios

    Principal announced today the launch of two strategic beta exchange traded funds (ETFs) for investors looking for portfolio growth potential.