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Company Overview: Leadership at The Principal®

The leaders of the Principal Financial Group strive to operate ethically and with integrity as part of our company's mission to help growing businesses, individuals and institutional clients achieve financial security and success. Our leaders, as well as employees, are committed to our core values of integrity, customer focus, people development, financial strength, and operational excellence.

For more details, view information about our board of directors and senior management listed below. You can also review our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (PDF: 1.9 MB), as well as our business continuity planning program.

Board of Directors

The board of directors for Principal Financial Group, Inc., Principal Financial Services, Inc., and Principal Life Insurance Company include:

  • Betsy J. Bernard, Past President - AT&T
  • Jocelyn Carter-Miller, President - TechEd Ventures
  • Gary E. Costley, Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer - International Multifoods Corporation
  • Michael T. Dan, Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer - The Brink's Company
  • Dennis H. Ferro, Retired President and Chief Executive Officer - Evergreen Investment Management Company
  • C. Daniel Gelatt, President - NMT Corporation
  • Sandra L. Helton, Past Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer - Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.
  • Richard L. Keyser, Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer - W.W. Grainger, Inc.
  • Luca Maestri, Vice President and Corporate Controller - Apple Inc.
  • Elizabeth E. Tallett, Principal - Hunter Partners, LLC
  • Larry D. Zimpleman, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer - Principal Financial Group

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Senior Management

Senior management includes:

  • Larry D. Zimpleman, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Daniel J. Houston, President, Retirement, Insurance and Financial Services
  • James P. McCaughan, President, Global Asset Management, and Chief Executive Officer, Principal Global Investors
  • Luis Valdés, President, Principal International
  • Karen E. Shaff, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Rex Auyeung, Senior Vice President and President, Principal Financial Group - Asia
  • Ned Burmeister, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Principal International
  • Gregory J. Burrows, Senior Vice President, Retirement and Investor Services
  • Timothy M. Dunbar, Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
  • Greg Elming, Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
  • Ralph C. Eucher, Executive Vice President
  • Nora M. Everett, Senior Vice President, Retirement and Investor Services
  • Joyce N. Hoffman, Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary
  • Julia M. Lawler, Senior Vice President, Investment Services
  • Terrance J. Lillis, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Timothy J. Minard, Senior Vice President, Distribution
  • Mary A. O'Keefe, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
  • Jerry Patterson, Senior Vice President, Retirement and Investor Services
  • Gary P. Scholten, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
  • Deanna Strable, Senior Vice President, U.S. Insurance Solutions
  • Angela R. Sanders, Senior Vice President and Controller
  • Roberto Walker, President, Principal International – Latin America

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Last updated: 12/2011

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