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Eurex Frankfurt AG Executive Board Members

Eurex Frankfurt AG Executive Board Members

Eurex Frankfurt AG

 

Thomas Book


Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Eurex Frankfurt AG

With more than 20 years of industry experience, Thomas Book is one of the pioneers in the field of electronic trading. Having joined Deutsche Börse Group in 1995, he was part of the team that rolled out DTB‘s remote membership concept across Europe and the US. During this time, he was able to gain deep insights into the trading business and the importance of innovation and technology for an exchange. 

Thomas also was part of the project that founded Eurex, the first of its kind cross border exchange merger of DTB and Soffex. In 2001, he rounded off his profound industry knowledge with a Ph. D. thesis on "Electronic exchange trading and global markets". 

Prior to being appointed CEO of Eurex Exchange in 2016, Thomas shaped Deutsche Börse‘s clearing business for many years. Appointed to the Eurex Board in 2007, he was Head of Clearing until 2014. In 2013, he assumed the role as CEO of Eurex Clearing AG which he held until 2016. As of 1 July 2018, Thomas was appointed as Member of the Executive Board, Deutsche Börse AG, responsible for Trading & Clearing.

Thomas is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of European Energy Exchange AG as well as Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of 360 Treasury Systems AG and of China Europe International Exchange AG.


Michael Peters

Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Eurex Frankfurt AG

Michael Peters is Deputy CEO of Eurex Frankfurt AG since February 2016. He has been a member of the Executive Boards of Eurex Frankfurt AG. He is also a member of the Management Board of Eurex Deutschland.

As a Board Member, Mr. Peters is responsible for derivatives business development, which includes strategic initiatives, market development for Asia and Middle East as well as pricing policy.

From 2001 to 2006, Mr. Peters worked at OMX AB in Stockholm as Head of Projects as well as for Strategic Initiatives. Besides important projects for exchange and clearing organizations in the U.S. and Asia/Pacific, his duties included the evaluation and implementation of strategic initiatives for the next generation of trading and clearing systems.

From 2000 to 2001, he was Managing Director of Trading Technologies in Frankfurt and Chicago, responsible for Business Development. From 1991 to 2000, Mr. Peters held various management positions within Deutsche Börse and Eurex, as well as Deutsche Terminbörse (DTB), a predecessor of Eurex. From March 2006 until March 2013 he was a Member of the Executive Board of Eurex Clearing AG.





 

Wolfgang Eholzer


Member of the Executive Boards of Eurex Frankfurt AG / Member of the Management Board of Eurex Deutschland

Dr. Wolfgang Eholzer, who has more than 20 years of industry experience in Exchange Technology, is CTO of Eurex Frankfurt AG since January 2019. He is also a member of the Management Board of Eurex Deutschland.

As a Board Member, Dr. Eholzer is responsible for derivatives trading IT and, in particular, for the IT strategy as well as the development and technical operation of Eurex Frankfurt AGs trading system T7.

In 2007, Dr. Eholzer joined Eurex Frankfurt AG heading the Eurex Trading Technology Roadmap which resulted in the delivery of the high speed trading interfaces for order management and market data. In addition, he is responsible for Eurex Frankfurt AG’s performance monitoring and capacity planning as well as for the development and technical operations of T7 trading system.

Before joining Eurex Frankfurt AG in 2007, Dr. Eholzer worked for Deutsche Börse Group in the IT delivery organization from 1998 to 2007.

From 1995 to 1998 Dr. Eholzer spent two and a half years with Cambridge University, U.K., as a research associate at DAMTP (Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics) after having received his PhD in Mathematical Physics from Universität of Bonn in 1995.


Randolf Roth

Member of the Executive Boards of Eurex Frankfurt AG

In April 2016, Randolf Roth was appointed to the Managing Board of Eurex Frankfurt AG where he is responsible for Eurex Market Design. He is also a member of the Management Board of Eurex Deutschland since July 2016.

Until February 2016 Randolf Roth served as CEO two related companies: Zimory GmbH and Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange AG. Previously, between 1999 - 2014, he had already been working for Eurex in London, Chicago and Frankfurt in a number of roles including Head of Strategy and Head of Market Structure.

Until June 2016 Randolf Roth was member of the Supervisory Board of EEX AG. In 1999, Randolf Roth received his PhD in Financial Engineering from Technische Universität Dresden.