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Changes in the management team of Eurex Repo and Eurex Bonds

Release date: 25 Jan 2013 | Eurex Repo

Changes in the management team of Eurex Repo and Eurex Bonds

Peter Reitz steps down from the management team of both Eurex subsidiaries/ Eurex Repo and Eurex Bonds extend management

Eurex Group today announced management changes at both Eurex Repo GmbH and Eurex Bonds GmbH.

Peter Reitz, who has served as managing director at both companies since 2006, left both firms. However, he will continue to bear overall responsibility for the two subsidiaries on the Eurex Executive Board.

Frank Gast (43) and Rene Winkler (38) are the new appointees to the Eurex Repo management team; Marcel Naas remains responsible managing director at Eurex Repo. Gast, who holds a university degree in business administration, had been head of Sales in Zurich since 2010 and was previously responsible for developing the Securities Lending market. Prior to that he worked at BearingPoint in Frankfurt for eight years and Dublin, Ireland, for three years. Winkler, a certified banker, has been responsible for corporate and market development at Eurex Repo since December 2007. Winkler joined Deutsche Börse Group in 2006, before he was employed as a project manager at Dresdner Bank for approximately ten years, among other positions.

Johannes Wessling (56) is a new appointee to the Eurex Bonds management team. He will as-sume responsibility for all Eurex Bonds business activities, along with Marcel Naas, who has been a managing director there since September 2006. Wessling has worked for Eurex Bonds since 2002 and has been in charge of business and product development since 2010. Wessling holds a PhD in agriculture and joined Deutsche Börse Group in 1995.

“I look forward to working together with the newly appointed management team, they have already made significant contributions to the development and success of our markets with their past commitments,” commented Peter Reitz, member of the Eurex Executive Board.