Why Principal?

Industry expertise with over 140 years experience in financial services

We’ve come a long way in the retirement industry.

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140+ Years experience in financial services

Since our inception in 1879, we have weathered many storms . Today, we employ more than 18,000 employees worldwide serving people and companies in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and North America build and protect their financial well-being. (September 2020)

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201 Ranking in FORTUNE 500®

A member of FORTUNE 500® company, we’re known for our innovative ideas and real-life solutions that help customers make financial progress, no matter their income or portfolio size. Ranked 201 in 2020.

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32 Million customer worldwide

With our excellent customer service, expertise in retirement, insurance and asset management our customers have grown steadily over the years. (September 2020)

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US$731 Billion asset under management

You can trust us to manage your money. (September 2020)

Our Leadership Team in Hong Kong

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our leader
“We understand the power of focus and the importance of retirement planning. We’re here to help you meet your long-term saving goals.”

Dave Ashton

Head of Principal International Hong Kong
“Building your financial security with our investment capabilities and expertise is what matter most in our business.”

Derek Ching

Chief Executive Officer
Principal Investment & Retirement Services Limited
our leader

Other members of the Executive Committee

Julia Wong

Managing Director, Pension Sales & Distribution (Co-branded products)

Paul Sellers

Head of Financial Solutions Strategy

Phillip Saran

Director of Investments

Yvonne Lau

Head of Marketing & Communications

Michele Wu

Chief Financial Officer

Isabella Chan

Head of Actuarial & Accounting

John Cheng

Chief Technology Officer

Jacqueline Cheung

Head of Human Resources

Rosana Hoyan

Head of Legal

Jonathan Liu

Chief Compliance Officer

Benjamin Chung

Associate Director, Risk Management

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