Jürg Spillmann

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Jürg Spillmann
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Employer Eurex
Location Frankfurt, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland
Website www.eurexchange.com

Jürg Spillmann was deputy CEO and director of Eurex and served on its executive board from 1997 to 2013.[1] He announced his retirement effective December 31, 2013; he became a member of the board of directors (supervisory board) of Eurex Zürich AG effective January 2014, and remains on the supervisory boards of the European Energy Exchange AG (EEX) and European Commodity Clearing AG (ECC) as deputy supervisory board chairman.[2]

Spillmann was given the Lifetime Achievement Award at the FOW International Awards dinner in 2013. In February 2012, he was named one of the top 30 most influential people in the industry over the past three decades by FOW. [3]

In 2015, Spillmann was inducted into the Futures Industry Association's Futures Hall of Fame, which was established in 2005 to commemorate outstanding contributions to the global futures and options community.[4]

Background[edit]

Previously, Spillman served as head of the executive committee at SIX Group, parent of the SIX Swiss Exchange, having been appointed to the post in November 2002.

In 1995, he became a member of the management committee and CIO of the SIX Swiss Exchange, adding his current role of deputy CEO and director of Eurex in 1997.

From 1988 to 1995, he was CIO of SOFFEX - formerly known as the Swiss Options and Financial Futures Exchange, which merged with Germany's DTB to create Eurex - and was also an executive committee member in the Eurex/CBOT joint venture from 1999 through 2000.

Education[edit]

Spillmann completed his studies in mathematics at the ETH Zurich in 1978.

John Lothian News Interview, December 2013[edit]

Jürg Spillmann Reflects on Past, Future of Derivatives

Jürg Spillmann has led the technology revolution in the derivatives industry for 25 years. Now that he has stepped down from his post as deputy CEO at Eurex and into retirement, Spillmann says derivatives markets still have a solid future ahead.

Spillmann says the market environment and the slew of new regulations have been difficult for the derivatives markets, but futures products will remain a key financial instrument.

“I still believe that the futures and derivatives products that we provide are safe with the clearing house attached to it,” Spillmann said. “There’s a future for the products we offer.”

For Spillmann, his next chapter in life involves the tech-light sport of skiing from his home in San Moritz, Switzerland.

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