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Terry Duffy

Chairman and CEO, CME Group


The Honorable Terrence A. Duffy serves as Chairman and CEO of CME Group. He is responsible for overseeing the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. In 2015, CME Group handled more than 3.5 billion futures and options contracts worth in excess of $1 quadrillion in notional value. Previously, Duffy served as Executive Chairman and President of CME Group since 2012 and as Executive Chairman since 2007. He served as Chairman of the Board of CME and CME Holdings since April 2002 and as Executive Chairman since October 2006. He was Vice Chairman of the Board of CME Holdings Inc. from its formation in August 2001 and of the Board of CME from 1998 to April 2002. He was President of TDA Trading, Inc. from 1981 to 2002. He has been a CME member since 1981 and a Board member since 1995. Duffy was appointed by President Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in 2003 as a member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB), a position he held until 2013. The FRTIB administers the Thrift Savings Plan, a tax-deferred defined contribution (retirement savings) plan for federal employees.


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