Eurex implements new leadership structure

Eurex has made a number of appointments as part of the implementation of a new leadership structure for its trading and clearing business. With effect from March 7, Thomas Book, managing director at Deutsche Börse Group, has been appointed chief executive officer of the Eurex Frankfurt AG and Eurex Zürich AG; this forms part of his new role as head of derivatives markets trading for Deutsche Börse Group. Michael Peters has been appointed the new deputy CEO of Eurex Frankfurt AG having been a member of this Executive Board since 2006.

Erik Müller, managing director at Deutsche Börse Group responsible for group strategy and mergers and acquisitions, treasury and investor relations, will take over as CEO of Eurex Clearing AG from July 1. Heike Eckert, meanwhile, has been appointed the new deputy CEO of Eurex Clearing AG after serving as chief operating officer since April 2013.

Eurex goes to explain the appointments in a fuller context. Since January 2016, Eurex trading and clearing has been part of the newly created Clients, Products & Core Markets division headed by Jeffrey Tessler, member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Börse AG. Andreas Preuss, deputy CEO of Deutsche Börse AG and formerly responsible for the Eurex segment, is now in charge of the newly created division IT & Operations, Data & New Asset Classes.