Alejandro Echegorri, Director

Mr. Echegorri is the Chief Investment Officer for Principal Global Asset Management in Asia and as such he is responsible for the overall investment strategy and the investment process for the group and for overseeing the management of pension, mutual funds and general accounts in the Asia as well as for supporting the overall development of the asset management business in the region. Prior to that Mr. Echegorri was Chief Executive Officer, ASEAN Region of CIMB-Principal Asset Management Sdn Bhd, with responsibilities over Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore. Previously he was the Chief Investment Officer for Principal International in Latin America. He joined Principal in 2003 as Head of Institutional Asset Management and Chief Investment Officer for Principal Financial Group in Mexico. Prior to that, he was the Senior Investment Officer for Citibank’s Pension Fund Business in Latin America. He had also held different positions in the investment area in countries such as Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and the United Kingdom.

Qualification:

Degree in Economics from the Universidad Mayor de la Republica, Uruguay and a Master in Economics degree from Universidad Centro de Estudios Macroeconomics de Argentina.