Thomas Book

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Thomas Book
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Occupation Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Boerse AG and CEO of Eurex Frankfurt
Employer Deutsche Boerse Group
Location Eschborn, Hessen, Germany
Twitter @EurexGroup
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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 75%-owned subsidiary of Deutsche Boerse, in April 2019.[1]


Thomas Book joined Deutsche Boerse Group in 1995 and worked with the team that rolled out the remote membership concept of Deutsche Terminboerse (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 Swiss Options and Financial Futures Exchange, SOFFEX. Focused largely on euro-denominated instruments, Eurex offers trading and clearing for futures, futures options and options on stocks, stock indices, foreign exchange as well as on capital market instruments and money-market paper.

Book has more than 20 years of experience in the exchange business. He also served as CEO of Eurex Clearing AG until 2016.[2]


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.[3]

Video Interviews

Thomas Book, interviewed by John Lothian News for their Exchange Leader Series at IDX in London in 2017.

Thomas Book, interviewed by John Lothian News for their Exchange Leader Series at Boca Raton, 2018.


  1. EEX Supervisory Board elects Thomas Book as new chairman. Press Release.
  2. Jump up Thomas Book. Bloomberg Businessweek.
  3. Management Board of Eurex Deutschland. Eurex.