Thomas Book is CEO of Eurex Frankfurt AG and a member of the executive board of Deutsche Boerse AG. He is responsible for the group’s trading and clearing business (including trading all asset classes with the exception of the cash market).
He also was named chairman of the European Energy Exchange, a Eurex subsidiary, in April 2019.
Thomas Book joined Deutsche Boerse Group in 1995 and worked with the team that rolled out the remote membership concept of Deutsche Termin Boerse (DTB) across Europe and the US. He was also part of the project that founded Eurex, the cross-border exchange merger between DTB and the Schweizer Boerse (SOFFIX). Eurex offered trading and clearing for futures and options on stock indices, as well as on capital market instruments and money-market paper.
Book has more than 20 years of experience in the trading business and served as head of clearing for Deutsche Boerse until 2016.
Thomas Book received a diploma in business administration from the University of Munster in 1995. He completed a Ph.D. thesis on “Electronic stock exchange trading and global markets” at the University of Giessen in 2001, and it was awarded 1st prize at the 2003 Paul Julius Reuter Innovation Awards sponsored by Reuters.
Thomas Book, interviewed by John Lothian News for their Exchange Leader Series at Boca Raton, 2018.
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