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  • Thomas Book

    Member of the Executive Board, responsible for Trading & Clearing

    Thomas Book has been a Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Börse Group since July 2018. He is responsible for Trading & Clearing, which comprises the Group’s financial derivatives (Eurex), commodities (European Energy Exchange) and foreign exchange (360T) businesses as well as Market Data + Services.

    With more than 20 years of industry experience, Thomas Book is a pioneer in the field of electronic trading. Having joined Deutsche Börse Group in 1995, he was part of the team that rolled out DTB‘s remote membership concept across Europe and the US. During this time, he gained deep insights into the trading business and the importance of innovation and technology for an exchange. 

    Thomas also was part of the project that founded Eurex, the first-of-its-kind cross border exchange merger of DTB and Soffex. In 2001, he complemented his industry knowledge with a PhD thesis on "Electronic exchange trading and global markets". 

    Prior to being appointed CEO of Eurex Exchange in 2016, Thomas shaped Deutsche Börse‘s clearing business. Appointed to the Eurex Board in 2007, he was Head of Clearing until 2014. In 2013, he assumed the role of CEO of Eurex Clearing AG, which he held until 2016. 

    Thomas is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of European Energy Exchange AG, as well as Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of 360 Treasury Systems AG and China Europe International Exchange AG.

  • Alexandra Hachmeister

    Managing Director, Head of Market Data + Services

    Alexandra Hachmeister took over responsibility for Deutsche Börse Group’s Market Data + Services business in October 2019. The department runs the Group’s Data and Regulatory Services. 

    From 2016 to 2019, Ms   Hachmeister led the Group Regulatory Strategy area as Chief Regulatory Officer. In this role, she drove the development, implementation and communication of the Group’s global regulatory strategy and positioning.

    Alexandra Hachmeister joined Deutsche Börse Group in 1999. Since then she excelled in various positions and departments including Market Design Functionality, Systems Business Development and Boards & Committees, including managing the Group’s Corporate Office prior to becoming Head of Regulatory Strategy. 

    She is a member of the Group of Economic Advisors to the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) as well as of the working group “Role of Financial Services in Society” World Economic Forum (WEF).

    Alexandra Hachmeister holds a PhD degree in market microstructure from the European Business School.

  • Alireza Dorfard

    Head of Data Services, Deputy Head Market Data + Services

    Alireza Dorfard became Head of Data Services in January 2020. The department runs the Group’s data dissemination business and focuses on continuous product development and enhancement. Alireza Dorfard also acts as deputy head of Market Data + Services.

    Before Dr. Dorfard joined Deutsche Börse Group, he was responsible for Mastercard's Data & Services business as part of the management team in Germany and Switzerland. He started his career at Boston Consulting Group, consulting clients from the financial services industry.

    Dr. Dorfard studied financial mathematics at the Goethe University in Frankfurt and received his PhD in econometrics from the University of Trier.

  • Thomas Feindt

    Managing Director, Regulatory Services GmbH

    Thomas Feindt assumed responsibility for Deutsche Börse’s Regulatory Services in May 2019, which was converted to Regulatory Services GmbH on 01 April 2020, a 100% subsidiary of Deutsche Börse AG. Regulatory Services GmbH offers reporting solutions to help clients meet current and future regulatory obligations. 

    Thomas Feindt has over 25 years of expertise in the financial services, IT and outsourcing industry. Before joining Deutsche Börse Group, Thomas Feindt was Managing Director and Principal Project Manager at Commerzbank AG for more than eight years, where he was mainly responsible for the implementation of complex regulatory requirements.

    He started his career at Citibank in 1993 in marketing and sales. In the course of his career, he held different roles in areas such as product management, delivery management as well as sales and account management.

    Thomas Feindt holds a degree in Economics from Goethe University in Frankfurt/Main.

  • Christian Paulußen

    Managing Director, Regulatory Services GmbH

    Christian Paulußen is part of Deutsche Börse Group’s Regulatory Services GmbH since April 2020 and member of the Management Board of Regulatory Services GmbH, a 100% subsidiary of Deutsche Börse AG. As member of the Management Board he holds responsibility for finance and central functions. As of April 2020, Regulatory Services GmbH takes over data-service provisioning from Deutsche Börse AG. The Regulatory Services GmbH offers reporting solutions to help clients meet their regulatory obligations. 

    Christian Paulußen has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services and consulting industry. Before starting his tasks at Regulatory Services GmbH, Christian was Consultant in the IT- and Organizational Development area and manager of Deutsche Börse Goup’s Corporate Office. Besides his role as Managing Director at Regulatory Services GmbH he leads the Section IT Strategy, Culture and PMI in the CIO/ COO Division. 

    Christian Paulußen is Qualified Bank Officer and holds degrees in Business Administration from FH-Aachen and Coventry University.

  • Gloria Pfaue

    Managing Director, Regulatory Services GmbH

    Gloria Pfaue is part of Deutsche Börse’s Regulatory Services since May 2018, and established Regulatory Services GmbH on 06 June 2019, a 100% subsidiary of Deutsche Börse AG. As of 01 April 2020, Regulatory Services GmbH has taken over service provisioning from Deutsche Börse AG. Regulatory Services GmbH offers reporting solutions to help clients meet current and future regulatory obligations. 

    Gloria Pfaue has over 25 years of expertise in the financial services, trading and regulatory compliance. Prior joining Regulatory Services, Gloria Pfaue was Managing Director at Eurex Bonds GmbH - BaFin authorized MTF - for four years, being responsible for sales, products & services and IT platform operations.

    Before joining Deutsche Börse Group, she started her career at Unicredit Group in 1994. In the course of her career, she held different roles in areas such as Real Estate Finance, Corporate Governance & Development as well as Head of Investor Relations and Communications. Thereafter she held a role as regional DACH-Manager for EuroMTS Bond trading Platform in London. 

    Gloria Pfaue holds a degree in Business Administration from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in Frankfurt/Main.