Speaker's Biography:

James McCaughan
CEO, Principal Global Investors

James McCaughan is CEO of Principal Global Investors and President of Global Asset Management for the Principal Financial Group. He oversees all global asset management activities, including developing global strategies and identifying and analyzing market opportunities. McCaughan has 31 years of experience in the investment business and was most recently the CEO of the Americas division of Credit Suisse Asset Management in New York. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, he was president and chief operating officer of Oppenheimer Capital in New York. A fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, he holds degrees in mathematics from the University of Cambridge.