Chief Executive Officer
Principal Global Investors
Chief Executive Officer Jim McCaughan is an executive with the Principal Financial Group®. He is president, global asset management, and chief executive officer of Principal Global Investors. Jim oversees all global asset management activities, including developing global strategies and identifying and analyzing market opportunities. McCaughan has over 35 years of experience in the investment business. He also speaks around the world, is frequently quoted by the financial news media, and appears regularly on CNBC and Bloomberg Television, among others. McCaughan earned a degree in mathematics from the University of Cambridge in England. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries.