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Andreas Preuss

born 1956
nationality: German

Current positions

since 2008Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Börse AG
since 2006Member of the Executive Board, Deutsche Börse AG
since 07/2018 Chief Information Officer / Chief Operating Officer
2016-06/2018 responsible for IT & Operations, Data & New Asset Classes
2013–2015 responsible for the Cash and Derivatives Markets Division
2006–2012 responsible for the Derivatives Markets and Market Data Division

Professional experience



Member of the Management Board, Eurex Services GmbH
2006–2016Chief Executive Officer, Eurex Zürich AG
2006–2015Chairman of the Management Board, Eurex Deutschland
Chief Executive Officer, Eurex Frankfurt AG
2013–2015Chairman of the Management Board, FWB Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse
2006–2014Eurex Clearing AG
04/2006–03/2013 Chief Executive Officer
04/2013–06/2014 Member of the Executive Board 
2002–2006Mako Group, London
Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Board and Partner
2000–2001Trading Technologies International, Evanston, Chicago,
1999–2000Alliance CBOT/Eurex (a/c/e)
Member of the Joint Venture Management Committee
1998–2000Eurex Frankfurt AG, Eurex Zürich AG, Eurex Clearing AG
Member of the Executive Board, responsible for Business Development, Marketing, Sales and Communication
1994–1998Deutsche Börse AG
Head of Distribution and Service, Benchmark Products Division
Head of Business Development, Marketing, Sales and Product Development, Benchmark Products Division
Member of Deutsche Börse AG Group Management
1990–1994DTB Deutsche Terminbörse
Member of “New Products” Department
As of 08/92 Director of Customer Service Department
1989–1990Andersen Consulting, Frankfurt
Senior Consultant
From 02/89 to 06/90 participation in design and implementation of the electronic derivatives exchange and clearing house DTB Deutsche Terminbörse
1986–1988Dresdner Bank AG, Cologne and Frankfurt
Trainee programme in Commercial Banking and subsequently Lending Officer, Institutional Business
1981–1982Th. Goldschmidt S.A., Martorelles, Barcelona, Spain
Export clerk for synthetic resin films
1977–1978Coutinho, Caro & Co., Hamburg
Export clerk for machinery after-sales-services for markets Thailand, Pakistan and Bangladesh




University of Hamburg
Graduate Degree in Business Administration (Diplom-Kaufmann)
Specialized in International Management, Banking and Commercial Law
1979–1981Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration
1978–1979Universidad Central, Barcelona
Studies of Spanish Language and Literature
1975–1977Coutinho, Caro & Co., Hamburg
Trainee Wholesale Import and Export Trader
1975Abitur (A-levels/high school leaving certificate)

Board memberships

Statutory supervisory boards

  • 360 Treasury Systems AG, Chairman of the Supervisory Board (Group mandate)
  • Clearstream Holding AG, Member of the Supervisory Board (Group mandate)
  • European Energy Exchange AG, Member of the Supervisory Board (Group mandate)

Comparable German and foreign control bodies of business enterprises

  • Clearstream Sevices S.A., Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board (Group mandate)

Other board memberships

  • International Options Market Association, Member of the Advisory Board of Directors
  • World Federation of Exchanges, Member of the Board of Directors