Jorge Alegria

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Jorge Alegría
Occupation Head of Mexico
Employer CME Group
Location Mexico City, Mexico
Twitter @alegria_jorge
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Jorge Alegría is head of Mexico, international markets development at CME Group.

He was previously senior advisor to the president of CME Clearing. Before that he was chairman of the International Options Market Association (IOMA), a division of the World Federation of Exchanges. He is the former CEO of MexDer.

In May of 2024, Grupo Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV), the Mexican Stock Exchange, announced that Alegria would take over as CEO of the exchange after the departure of current CEO José-Oriol Bosch.[1]

Alegria is a member of the board of directors of Goldman Sachs Mexico and of MetLife Afore.

He is also a professor at the Mexican Autonomous Technological Institute (ITAM).


Alegria served as the chief executive officer of the Mexican Derivatives Exchange (MexDer) from 2003 - 2014.[2] He also served as senior managing director, markets operations at the Mexican Stock Exchange Group (Grupo BMV) from February 2010 - May 2015.

He has been a consultant for the CME Group on their Latin America strategy.

Before joining the Mexican Derivatives Exchange, Alegría was the chief executive officer and managing director of ABN Amro Securities Mexico from January 2000 to April 2002 and before that, was executive vice president of Scotiabank Inverlat from 1993 to 2000. [3]

Alegria has also served as member of the board of The Mexican Brokers Association (AMIB), Asigna and the Mexican Stock Exchange.[4]

John Lothian News Interviews[edit]

CEO Jorge Alegria on the Growth Potential for MexDer
Jorge Alegria, CEO of the Mexican Derivatives Exchange (MexDer), has seen his share of change since joining the exchange in 2003. The exchange has partnered with CME Group to offer its products on the CME Globex platform and vice versa. It also is set to launch its new derivatives trading platform in March. Alegria also sees an opportunity in its bond contract and the possible addition of commodities. In this interview with John Lothian, he also outlines the regulatory reforms in Mexico and their impact on the derivatives market.[5]


Alegría graduated with a degree from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.