Principal Financial Group Inc. has promoted Ralph Eucher to executive vice president, effective March 9. Eucher, who joined the company in 1994, will continue in his role leading human resources and the development of the company's global talent platform. He also is responsible for oversight of corporate real estate and will continue to lead the major campus renovations currently under way. Eucher was named president and CEO of Principal Funds in 1999, senior vice president in 2002, and began overseeing human resources and corporate real estate in 2008. Prior to joining Principal, Eucher was president for General Growth Properties Inc.