Tim Gits

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Tim Gits
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Occupation Senior Vice President of Business Development
Employer Eurex
Location Chicago
LinkedIn Profile
Website www.eurexchange.com

Tim Gits is a brokerage and exchange executive who currently serves as senior vice president of business development at Eurex. In this role, he is responsible for clearing business development for the U.S. and Canadian markets. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Futures Industry Association's Information Technology division.[1][2][3]


Gits joined Eurex in March 2009 after spending a year and a half as a branch manager at Fortis. Before that, he spent four years at the Chicago-based U.S. Futures Exchange as head of member services.


Gits graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology with a masters in financial markets. He received his undergraduate degree from John Carroll University.


Gits holds several securities and futures industry licenses, including:

  • Series 3: Futures Associated Person
  • Series 4: Registered Options Principal
  • Series 7: General Securities
  • Series 24: General Securities Principal
  • Series 27: Financial And Operations Principal
  • Series 30: Futures Branch Manager
  • Series 55: Equity Trader/Limited Representative
  • Series 63: Uniform Securities Agent State Law


  1. Information Technology Division Board of Directors. FIA Website.
  2. A Report From the High Frequency Trading Summit in Chicago. John Lothian News.
  3. FOW Trading Chicago Event for Hedge Funds, CTAs & Prop Firms. Shore Capital Research.