CME Group Inc. Names Slate of Director Nominees
The board of directors recommends the Class A and Class B shareholders voting together elect the following individuals to the board:
Terrence A. Duffy, 60, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, CME Group Timothy S. Bitsberger, 59, Managing Director and Portfolio Specialist, The TCW Group Charles P. Carey, 65, Former Vice Chairman, CME Group; Principal of Henning & Carey Trading Companyand HC Technologies, LLC Dennis H. Chookaszian, 75, Former Chairman, Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council; Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, CNA Insurance Companies Ana Dutra, 54, Former President and Chief Executive Officer, The Executives' Club of Chicago Martin J. Gepsman, 66, Independent Broker and Trader Larry G. Gerdes, 70, Chief Executive Officer, Pursuant Health; General Partner of Gerdes Huff Investments; Lead Director Daniel R. Glickman, 74, Executive Director, Aspen Institute'sCongressional Program; Senior Fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (1995-2001); Member of Congress, Kansas(1977-1995) Daniel G. Kaye, 64, CPA, Retired Partner, Ernst & Young LLP Phyllis M. Lockett, 53, Chief Executive Officer, LEAP Innovations Deborah J. Lucas, 60, Sloan Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management; Director of the MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy Alex J. Pollock, 76, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Financial Markets, R Street Institute; former President and Chief Executive Officer of Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Terry L. Savage, 74, Nationally-Syndicated Financial Columnist and Author; President, Terry Savage Productions, Ltd. William R. Shepard, 72, President and Founder, Shepard International, Inc. Howard J. Siegel, 62, Independent Trader Michael A. Spencer, 63, Special Advisor, CME Group; Former Chief Executive Officer, NEX Group plc Dennis A. Suskind, 76, Retired Partner, Goldman Sachs & Co.
Three (3) directors will be elected by the Class B-1 shareholders. The Class B-1 Nominating Committee has selected the following nominees for these positions:
Steve A. Beitler, 62, Chief Executive Officer, TJM Holdings, LLC Bradley S. Glass, 54, Independent Trader
- Gedon Hertshten, 66, Founder and Owner GH Financials; Chairman and Owner,
Hertshten Group, Ltd. William W. Hobert, 55, Managing Director and Founder, WH Trading LLC Patrick J. Mulchrone, 61, Independent Trader Robert J. Tierney, 43, Managing Member and Owner, Kore Trading LLC
Mr. Bernacchi, who currently serves as a Class B-1 director, plans to retire at the end of his current term.
Two (2) directors will be elected by the Class B-2 shareholders. The Class B-2 Nominating Committee has selected the following nominees for these positions:
Yra G. Harris, 65, Independent Trader Ronald A. Pankau, 62, Independent Trader; Owner, J.H. Bestand Sons Steel Fabricating Co. David J. Wescott, 61, President, The Wescott Group LTD; Managing Partner, DWG Futures LLC; Partner, Nirvana Technology Solutions LLC
One (1) director will be elected by the Class B-3 shareholders. The Class B-3 Nominating Committee has selected the following nominee for this position:
Elizabeth A. Cook, 58, Independent Broker and Trader
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