Principal Financial Group, Inc., Chief Financial Officer Terry Lillis to Speak at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Insurance

  Principal Financial Group, Inc., Chief Financial Officer Terry Lillis to
  Speak at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Insurance Conference

Business Wire

DES MOINES, Iowa -- February 7, 2013

Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: PFG) announces that Terry Lillis,
senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Bank of
America Merrill Lynch 2013 Insurance Conference on Feb. 14, 2013 at 8 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
(www.principal.com/investor). Presentation materials will be available on the
website.

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http://twitter.com/ThePrincipal.

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 management^2 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.

Contact:

Principal Financial Group, Inc.
MEDIA CONTACT:
Susan Houser, 515-248-2268
houser.susan@principal.com
or
INVESTOR CONTACT:
John Egan, 515-235-9500
egan.john@principal.com