Principal Financial Group, Inc., Chairman, President & CEO Larry D. Zimpleman to speak at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Insurance Conference


DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb 09, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: PFG) announces that Larry D. Zimpleman, chairman, president and chief executive officer will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Insurance Conference on Feb. 16, 2011 at 8:35 a.m. (ET) in New York. The presentation will provide insight on the company's strategy to drive sustained growth and performance going forward.

Parties interested in listening to the presentation live may access the webcast on the Principal Financial Group Investor Relations website ( Presentation materials will be available on the website.

About the Principal Financial Group

The Principal Financial Group(R)> (The Principal(R))1 is a leader in offering businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement and investment services, life and health insurance, and banking through its diverse family of financial services companies. A member of the Fortune 500, the Principal Financial Group has $318.8 billion in assets under management2 and serves some 19.1 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

1"The Principal Financial Group" and "The Principal" are registered service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group.

2As of Dec. 31, 2010.

SOURCE: Principal Financial Group, Inc.

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