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CME Group announces new managing director roles

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Chicago, Ill., USA - March 8, 2016, Chicago, Ill., USA - CME Group, a derivatives marketplace, announced the following managing director promotions, which were effective in February.




Peter Keavey, Managing Director and Global Head, Crude & Refined Energy Products

Based in New York, Mr. Keavey is responsible for managing and expanding CME Group's risk management tools across its global Crude and refined product suite, in addition to leading the US Natural Gas and Power businesses.

Prior to joining CME Group in 2013, Mr. Keavey served as Portfolio Manager at Graham Capital Management focusing on energy markets. He also served as Managing Director and Head of Energy Trading at Scotia Capital and held various commodity trading positions for Enron Corporation, Societe Generale and Lehman Brothers.

He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business.

Tim McCourt, Managing Director and Global Head, Equity Products

Mr. McCourt is responsible for leading the company's global Equity Index product line. He is based in New York and also serves on the S&P Dow Jones Indices U.S. Advisory Panel.

Before joining CME Group in 2013, Mr. McCourt worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland, where he was responsible for building and managing the Americas Index and Delta One trading book.

Prior to RBS, he held a senior trading role with JPMorgan in New York, spending 10 years with the Equity Derivatives Group.

He holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Boston College and a MBA from The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.

Agha Mirza, Managing Director and Global Head, Interest Rate Products

Mr. Mirza is responsible for driving the growth of CME Group's global Interest Rate franchise. He is based in New York.

Before joining the company in 2013, Mr. Mirza served as Managing Director and head of the Canadian Rates business at Citigroup, where he spent 17 years as an interest rates trader and trading manager.

He holds both a master's degree and a bachelor's degree from MIT.

Adrienne Seaman Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, International

Based in London, Ms. Seaman is responsible for the development and execution of the company's legal and regulatory strategy outside the U.S.

Prior to joining CME Group, Ms. Seaman was a partner at Taylor Wessing LLP with a particular emphasis on financial services and technology law.

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