Deutsche Börse extends Exec Board mandates of Thomas Book and Stephan Leithner

Maria Nikolova

The Executive Board mandates of Thomas Book and Stephan Leithner were extended for five years until the end of June 2026.

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. Their mandates will run for five years until end of June 2026.

Thomas Book
Deutsche Börse Group – Dr. Thomas Book – Eurex

Thomas Book 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.

In June 2020, Thomas Book was appointed as Member of the Management Board of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by the Exchange Council. He took over the Chairmanship of the Management Board, succeeding Hauke Stars.

Book has worked for Deutsche Börse for 25 years and is Executive Board Member for Trading & Clearing, which includes the derivatives exchange Eurex, Eurex Clearing, the foreign exchange trading platform 360T and the energy and commodity business of EEX Group. As of July 1, the cash market business, including the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, was added to his responsibilities.

Stephan Leithner 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.

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