CME Group Appoints Linda Dallas Rich as Managing Director, Government Relations
CHICAGO, Feb 26, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it has appointed Linda Dallas Rich as Managing Director, Government Relations, effective March 22.
Rich will be responsible for advancing the company's policy agenda in Washington, D.C.
Rich has 20 years of experience in financial services and legislative policy roles on Capitol Hill. She previously served as senior counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services and as counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Commerce. Prior to going to Capitol Hill, she was an associate in the financial services group at Ropes & Gray.
Prior to joining CME Group, Rich most recently served as Senior Vice President, Government Relations for NYSE Euronext. Rich earned a bachelor's degree from Brown University and a JD degree from the National Law Center at George Washington University.
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is where the world comes to manage risk. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate. CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex electronic trading platform and its trading facilities in New York and Chicago. CME Group also operates CME Clearing, one of the largest central counterparty clearing services in the world, which provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for over-the-counter derivatives transactions through CME ClearPort. These products and services ensure that businesses everywhere can substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk in both listed and over-the-counter derivatives markets.
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