Arman Falsafi

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Arman Falsafi is a former managing director of the CME Group. She had served as the CME's managing director of Europe and Middle East and Africa.[1][2] She was recalled to the U.S. following a four-year term serving in London.


Falsafi joined CME in 1999 as senior director of technology strategy[3][4] and later served as managing director of global electronic trading and data.[5]

In 2001, the CME promoted Falsafi to managing director, where she was responsible for CME's GLOBEX electronic trading business[6][7], information products and international offices.

Prior to joining the CME, Falsafi served as director of systems integration for MCI Systemhouse's capital markets and trading practice from 1994-99[8], and held systems and software engineering positions at Swiss Bank Corporation/O'Connor & Associates from 1990-94, both in Chicago.


Falsafi earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut in 1987, a master's degree in computer systems engineering from Northeastern University in 1990 and an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago in 1997.[9][10]


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