By Max Bernhard
Deutsche Boerse supervisory board has named new members to its executive board, including a new chief information officer and chief operating officer, due to the upcoming retirements of Deputy Chief Executive Andreas Preuss and of Jeffrey Tessler.
The stock exchange operator said late Wednesday that Mr. Preuss and Mr. Tessler, who is responsible for clients, products and core markets on the board, will both be retiring.
Christoph Boehm will become chief information officer and chief operating officer effective Nov. 1. Mr. Boehm currently serves as senior vice president for global cloud services at SAP.
Starting in July, Thomas Book, who currently serves as chief executive of Eurex Frankfurt AG and of Eurex Zuerich AG, will be responsible for the trading and clearing business on the board, Deutsche Boerse said.
Hauke Stars will continue to be responsible for the cash market, and will also assume the role of director of labor relations, the company said.
Starting in July, Stephan Leithner will join the board as the member responsible for the post-trading business, as well as the data and index business, Deutsche Boerse said. He is currently serves as a partner of EQT.
"With the appointment of the new board members, the realignment of the board's structure is complete," said Chief Executive Theodor Weimer.
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