Chris Ibach

Chris Ibach, Principal Global Investors, is a portfolio manager for Principal Global Equities. He leads the global large-cap team which encompasses global, international and U.S. strategies. Chris is also a key contributor to the firm’s research and development efforts, including model development for the firm’s proprietary GRP stock selection models, portfolio construction, and risk management. He joined the firm in 2000 as an equities research analyst, specializing in the analysis of international technology companies and became portfolio manager in 2002. Previously, Chris gained six years of related industry experience with Motorola, Inc. He received an MBA in finance and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Iowa. Chris has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.