John M. Ruth
John M. Ruth was CEO of ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago from May 2013 until he left the firm in 2016.  He joined as CEO after a twelve-year career at Goldman Sachs, where he worked most recently as managing director of the investment bank's execution and clearing subsidiary. 
Ruth began his career as a trader at the Chicago Board of Trade, specializing in options on agricultural futures. During his time at the CBOT, he also served as a vice president at First Options of Chicago and also as a founding member of Century Group Trading, LLC.
In 2000, he left the floor to begin his career with Goldman Sachs. He left Goldman in 2012 and, after working for a brief period as a consultant to the financial services sector, he joined ABN AMRO as CEO of clearing in Chicago.
Ruth earned a BA in Economics in 1991 from Indiana University, Bloomington. In 1996 he earned an MBA in Finance from Kellstadt School of Business, DePaul University.
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