DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The Principal Financial Group® announces the promotion of
to executive vice president effective on March 9, 2013.
Eucher will continue in his role leading human resources and the
development of the company’s global talent platform. Eucher also is
responsible for oversight of corporate real estate and will continue to
lead the major campus renovations currently underway.
“This promotion is a reflection of Ralph’s excellent leadership of the
company’s human resources strategy and the creation of our global talent
Larry D. Zimpleman
, chairman, president and CEO of The
Principal®. “Ralph has extensive experience leading corporate
real estate and, in the past, our mutual funds and commercial real
Eucher joined the company in the commercial real estate division of The
Principal in 1994. He was named president and CEO of Principal Funds in
1999, senior vice president of the Principal Financial Group in 2002,
and began overseeing human resources and corporate real estate in 2008.
Prior to joining The Principal, Eucher was president for General Growth
Eucher received a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s
degree in industrial relations from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.
He received his doctorate of jurisprudence degree from the University of
Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. Eucher was a member of the Investment Company
Institute’s Board of Governors. He also is a member of the Minnesota and
Iowa Bar Associations.
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About the Principal Financial Group
The >Principal Financial
Group® (The Principal ®)1 is a global
investment management leader offering retirement services, insurance
solutions and asset management. The Principal offers businesses,
individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products
and services, including retirement, asset management and insurance
through its diverse family of financial services companies. Founded in
1879 and a member of the FORTUNE 500®, the Principal
Financial Group has $403.0 billion in assets under management2 and
serves some 18.3 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia,
Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Principal
Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the
ticker symbol PFG. For more information, visit www.principal.com.
1 “The Principal Financial Group” and “The Principal” are
registered service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member
of the Principal Financial Group.
2 As of Dec. 31, 2012
Source: Principal Financial Group
The Principal Financial Group
John Egan, 515-235-9500