Principal Financial's Lamale Steps Down as Risk Chief, Elming Is Promoted

Principal Financial Group Inc., the seller of life insurance and retirement products, said Ellen Z. Lamale is stepping down as chief risk officer early next year after more than three decades with the company.

Greg Elming, currently senior vice president and controller, will become chief risk officer, the Des Moines, Iowa-based insurer said today in a statement distributed by Business Wire.

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