NU Online News Service, Aug. 25, 2003, 3:46 p.m. EDT – Principal Global Investors, Des Moines, Iowa, has hired Cherrise Crawford to be director, institutional marketing and consultant relations.

Crawford, who will be based in New York, previously was a relationship manager at Credit Suisse Asset Management L.L.C., a unit of Credit Suisse Group, Zurich. She also has worked at two other large assset management firms.

Crawford has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rhode Island and a master’s degree from Columbia University.

Principal Global is a unit of Principal Financial Group Inc., Des Moines.