At its meeting on 16 June 2008, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG appointed Andreas Preuss Deputy CEO of the Executive Board and also extended his Board membership contract by five years with effect from 1 April 2009.
Chairman of the Deutsche Börse AG Supervisory Board Kurt Viermetz said, "We are very pleased that Mr. Preuss will be continuing his successful work with the Company. His appointment as Deputy CEO of the Executive Board is an expression of our recognition of Preuss' convincing performance and the key role he played in the successful acquisition and integration of the International Securities Exchange (ISE)."
Dr. Reto Francioni, CEO of Deutsche Börse AG, said, "I am very glad to be continuing my working relationship with Andreas Preuss for many more years, and that he will be remaining on the Executive Board. Andreas Preuss is one of the most competent managers in the worldwide derivatives industry."
Andreas Preuss (51) became a member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Börse AG in April 2006, assuming responsibility for the Derivatives & Market Data section. At the same time he was appointed CEO of the Executive Boards of Zürich AG, Eurex Frankfurt AG and Eurex Clearing AG. Prior to this, Preuss was COO and partner of the Mako Group, London, one of the world's leading derivatives trading companies. From 1990 to 2000, he has already worked for
Deutsche Börse AG, where he was instrumental in establishing DTB Deutsche Terminbörse, and in founding and establishing the international joint venture Eurex.