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Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG extends Executive Board mandates of Thomas Book and Stephan Leithner

Release date: 18 Sep 2020 | Deutsche Börse

Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG extends Executive Board mandates of Thomas Book and Stephan Leithner


At its meeting yesterday, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG made an early extension to the Executive Board mandates of Thomas Book and Stephan Leithner, for five years until end of June 2026. 

Thomas Book (49) is responsible for the Executive Board division Trading & Clearing, which includes the cash market with the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the derivatives exchange Eurex, Eurex Clearing, the foreign exchange trading platform 360T, the energy and commodity business of the EEX Group and the market data business. 

Stephan Leithner (54) is responsible for the Executive Board division Pre- & Post-Trading. This includes the post-trading services provider Clearstream as well as the index and analytics business Qontigo, which is responsible for the DAX and STOXX indices.

Both have been members of the Executive Board since July 2018. Their current contracts run until end of June 2021.


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As an international exchange organisation and innovative market infrastructure provider, Deutsche Börse Group ensures markets characterised by integrity, transparency and stability. With its wide range of products, services and technologies, the Group organises safe and efficient markets for sustainable economies. Its business areas extend along the entire value chain in exchange trading, including the admission, trading and clearing, and custody of securities and other financial instruments, the dissemination of market data, as well as the management of collateral and liquidity. As a technology company, the Group develops state-of-the-art IT solutions and offers IT systems all over the world.
With around 6,000 employees, the Group has its headquarters in the financial centre of Frankfurt/Rhine-Main, as well as a strong global presence in 38 locations such as Luxembourg, Prague, London, New York, Chicago, Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo and Sydney.

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