What is Principal Financial Group
] chief's grand vision? Julie Segal of Institutional Investor wrote
an in-depth article about Larry Zimpleman
's background with, and global ambitions for, the Des Moines, Iowa-based insurer and retirement plan giant.
For instance, after Xi Jinping
, heir-apparent to the Communist Party chief and president posts in China, met with Zimpleman and other power players, Xi mentioned Principal by name in a speech. Zimpleman called that "the Good Housekeeping seal of approval."
Fundsters interested in learning more about Zimplemand and about Principal's expansion and history, particularly overseas, may want to check out the full article
. For instance, II
writes that, in Brazil, "Principal is leader in the burgeoning market" for target date funds.
Neil Anderson, Managing Editor
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