Howard J. Siegel
Mr. Siegel has served as a member of our board since 2000. Mr. Siegel has been a member of CME since 1977. In 1978, Mr. Siegel began his trading career at Moccatta Metals in their Class B arbitrage operations and served as an order filler until 1980. From there, he went on to fill orders and trade cattle from 1980 until 1982. At that time, Mr. Siegel became a partner and an officer in a futures commission merchant that cleared at CME until selling his ownership interest in 1990. For more than 30 years, Mr. Siegel has been an independent trader on our CME exchange. He continues to actively trade electronically in our agricultural product suite. Mr. Siegel is the secretary and treasurer of the CME Group Foundation. He also serves on our risk and clearing house oversight committees. Mr. Siegel co-chairs our clearing house risk and chairs our interest rate swaps risk committees.