Daniel Houston - Principal Financial CEO and President and Director

PFG -- USA Stock  

USD 56.87  0.28  0.49%

Mr. Daniel J. Houston is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Houston was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Principal Life Insurance Company since 2016. Prior to that, he was President and Chief Executive Officer from August 2015May 2016. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer from November 25, 2014August 17, 2015. He joined Principal Life in 1984 and had several management positions, being named Senior Vice President in 2006 and President of Retirement and Income Solutions in 2008. He is ChairmanElect of the board of directors of the American Council of Life Insurers and also serves on the boards of the Business Roundtable, Iowa Business Council, Greater Des Moines Partnership, Employee Benefits Research Institute, Iowa State University Business School Dean Advisory Council, Partnership for a Healthier America and Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines
Age: 56  CEO Since 2016      
515-247-5111  http://www.principal.com
Houston has operational expertise, global awareness, and deep talent leadership skills. During his career with the Company, he has worked in sales, managed numerous businesses and helped lead the transformation of the Company to a global investment management leader. He has extensive operational experience, as well as expertise in risk management, executive compensation, talent management marketing and sales, and mergers and acquisitions.

Management Efficiency

The company has Return on Asset of 0.43 % which means that on every $100 spent on asset it made $0.43 of profit. This is way below average. In the same way, it shows return on shareholders equity (ROE) of 11.7 % implying that it generated $11.7 on every 100 dollars invested.
The company has 4.12B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 28.5 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. Principal Financial has Current Ratio of 2.59 demonstrating that it is liquid and is capable to disburse its financial commitments when the payables are due.

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Entity Summary

Principal Financial Group, Inc. provides retirement, asset management, and insurance products and services to businesses, individuals, and institutional clients worldwide. Principal Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 1879 and is based in Des Moines, Iowa. Principal Financial operates under Insurance - Diversified classification in USA and is traded on BATS Exchange. It employs 16475 people.Principal Financial Group (PFG) is traded on BATS Exchange in USA. It is located in 711 High Street and employs 16,475 people. Principal Financial Group was previously known as Principal Financial Group and was traded on BATS Exchange under the symbol PFG-PB. Principal Financial is listed under Insurance category by Fama And French industry classification.

Principal Financial Leadership Team

Timothy Dunbar, Chief Investment Officer and Executive VP
Sandra Helton, Independent Director
James McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors and President of Principal Global Investors and President of Global Asset Management
Jocelyn CarterMiller, Independent Director
Daniel Gelatt, Independent Director
Scott Mills, Director
Daniel Houston, CEO and President and Director
John Egan, Vice President - Investor Relations
Mark Lagomarcino, Senior Vice President Deputy General Counsel
Gregory Elming, Senior Vice President Chief Risk Officer
Jerry Patterson, Senior Vice President - Retirement and Income Solutions
Dennis Ferro, Independent Director
Nora Everett, President - Retirement and Income Solutions
Deanna StrableSoethout, Corporate Executive - President U.S. Insurance Solutions
Julia Lawler, Chief Risk Officer
Luis Valdes, President - Principal International Segment
Gary Costley, Independent Director
Patrick Halter, CEO - Principal Global Investors
Betsy Bernard, Independent Director
Gregory Burrows, Senior Vice President - Retirement and Income Solutions
Renee Schaaf, Senior vice president and chief operating officer ? Principal International
Diane Nordin, Director
Nick Cecere, Senior vice president ? U.S. Insurance Solutions Distribution
Larry Zimpleman, Executive Chairman, Chairman of The Principal Life, Director of Principal Life and Chairman of Executive Committee
Michael Dan, Independent Director
Ned Burmeister, COO, Senior Vice President
Elizabeth Tallett, Presiding Independent Director
Amy Friedrich, President of U.S. Insurance Solutions
Terrance Lillis, CFO, Chief Accounting Officer and Executive VP
Roger Hochschild, Director
Leanne Valentine, Senior Vice President Deputy General Counsel
Gary Scholten, Executive Vice President CIO
Joycelyn CarterMiller, Independent Director
Ralph Eucher, Executive Vice President
Blair Pickerell, Director
Karen Shaff, Executive Vice President General Counsel

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