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  • Stephan Leithner

    Member of the Executive Board, responsible for Post-Trading, Data & Index

    Stephan Leithner has been appointed as Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Börse Group at the beginning of July 2018. He is responsible for the Group’s post trading business (Clearstream), together with the data and index business.

    Stephan Leithner served as a Partner of the leading alternative investments firm EQT since 2016. Previously, he acted as a Member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank AG from 2012 until 2015, where he had held a number of leadership positions in Global Banking since 2000. Further work stations include McKinsey & Company as well as the Swiss Institute for Banking and Finance in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

    He holds a PhD in Finance and a Master in Business Administration from University of St. Gallen.

  • 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

    Head of Regulatory Services

    Thomas Feindt assumed responsibility for Deutsche Börse’s Regulatory Services in May 2019. With its Regulatory Services, the Group offers reporting solutions to help clients meet current and future regulatory obligations. The area has been integrating all services related to financial markets regulation within Market Data + Services since March 2016.

    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.