30 Jun 2020

Eurex Clearing

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Changes to the Executive Boards of Eurex and Eurex Clearing

  • Michael Peters appointed as new Chief Executive Officer of Eurex
  • Randolf Roth responsible for Equity & Index Derivatives and Client Services
  • Jonas Ullmann joins the Executive Board of Eurex 
  • Jens Janka joins the Executive Board of Eurex Clearing

Eurex Frankfurt AG and Eurex Clearing AG are announcing changes to their Executive Boards. 

Michael Peters will succeed Thomas Book as Chief Executive Officer of Eurex Frankfurt AG as of 1 July 2020. Peters has been Deputy CEO of the company since February 2016. Randolf Roth will take over responsibility for Equity & Index Derivatives. As part of the changes, Roth will also be responsible for Client Service Trading & Clearing. Jonas Ullmann will join the Executive Board as Chief Operating Officer, taking over Trading Design & Delivery. His responsibilities will include the further development of trading functionalities and ongoing trading operations. 

These personnel changes are a consequence of reorganized responsibilities on the Executive Board of Deutsche Börse AG, Eurex’s parent company. The Cash Market division, which was previously the responsibility of Hauke Stars, will be integrated into the Trading & Clearing division under Book as of 1 July 2020. Book will hand over the role of CEO of Eurex Frankfurt AG to Peters and move to the company's Supervisory Board. He will continue as Member of the Management Board of Eurex Deutschland. He has also taken on the role of Chairman of the Management Board of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Jens Janka will join the Executive Board of Eurex Clearing AG as Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for Clearing Design & Delivery. He succeeds Heike Eckert, who will take over the newly created Executive Board division Human Resources and Compliance at Deutsche Börse AG as of 1 July. 

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Irmgard Thiessen

Peter Josse