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Principal Financial Group, Inc. provides retirement savings, investment, and insurance products and services. It operates through Retirement and Investor Services, Principal Global Investors, Principal International, and U.S. Insurance Solutions segments. The Retirement and Investor Services provides a portfolio of asset accumulation products and services for retirement savings and investment to businesses, institutional clients, and employees of business and other individuals. It offers products and services for defined contribution pension plans, including 401(k) and 403(b) plans, defined benefit pension plans, nonqualified executive benefit plans, and employee stock ownership plan consulting services; investment-only products; and annuities, mutual funds, and bank products. The Principal Global Investors segment provides equity, fixed income, real estate, and other alternative investments, as well as currency management, asset allocation, stable value management, and other structured investment strategies. The Principal International segment offers retirement products and services, annuities, mutual funds, institutional asset management, and life insurance accumulation products in Brazil, Chile, China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Mexico, and the Southeast Asia. The U.S. Insurance Solutions segment provides individual life insurance products comprising universal and variable universal life insurance and traditional life insurance, as well as specialty benefits consisting of group dental and vision insurance, individual and group disability insurance, and group life insurance, as well as non-medical fee-for-service claims administration services in the United States. Principal Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 1879 and is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa.

14,792 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/12/14
Founded in 1879

principal financial group (PFG) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman o...
Total Annual Compensation: $919.2K
President, Chief Operating Officer and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $566.9K
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $494.2K
Chief Executive Officer of Principal Global I...
Total Annual Compensation: $611.5K
Senior Vice President, President of Internati...
Total Annual Compensation: $541.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

principal financial group (PFG) Key Developments

Principal Financial Group Inc. Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

Principal Financial Group Inc. provided earnings guidance for the full year of 2015. For the year, the company expects after-tax operating losses in the range of $130 million to $150 million while it expects positive revenue growth in most of its segments like net revenue growth in the range of 4% to 6% and pre-tax return on net revenue in the range of 30% to 33% in Retirement & Investor Services Accumulation segment, revenue growth in the range of 7% to 10%, pre-tax margin in the range of 26% to 28% in Principal Global Investors segment and net revenue growth in the range of negative 2% to positive 2% and pre-tax return on net revenue in the range of 78% to 80% in Retirement & Investor Services Guaranteed segment.

The Principal Financial Group Elects Daniel J. Houston President and Chief Operating Office

TThe Principal Financial Group announced the Board of Directors has elected Daniel J. Houston president and chief operating officer effective immediately. Houston will oversee all global businesses including Principal Global Investors, Principal International, Retirement and Investor Services, and U.S. Insurance Solutions. In addition, Houston was elected to the Board of Directors. Larry D. Zimpleman continues as chairman and chief executive officer. Zimpleman will continue to oversee the company growth strategy, capital management and deployment, and corporate functions. Houston joined the company in 1984 as a sales representative in the Dallas group and pension office. From there, he held a number of management positions in the company. He was named executive vice president in 2006, president of retirement and investor services in 2008, and president of retirement, insurance and financial services in 2009.

Principal Financial Group Inc. Presents at Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference 2014, Dec-10-2014 10:00 AM

Principal Financial Group Inc. Presents at Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference 2014, Dec-10-2014 10:00 AM. Venue: Conrad Hotel, 102 North End Avenue, New York, NY 10282, United States. Speakers: Jim McCaughan, chief executive officer of Principal Global Investors, Larry D. Zimpleman, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of Executive Committee, Chairman of The Principal Life and Chief Executive Officer of the Principal Life.


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