CME Group Appoints Young-Jin Chang as Global Head of Metals

Young-Jin Chang will take responsibility for the strategic development and management of the global product suite.

Global Derivatives marketplace, CME Group, today appointed Young-Jin Chang as Global Head of Metals Products.

Young-Jin Chang

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Chang will be responsible for the strategic development, management and profitability of the global product suite, including both precious and industrial metals, and will report to Derek Sammann, Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Commodities & Options Products.

Prior to her new role, Chang served as Executive Director, Industrial Metals Products for CME Group. She was responsible for managing the industrial metals business globally, including aluminum, copper, zinc, lead, steel and iron ore. She has also served in various roles of increasing responsibility within the company’s metals business line.

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Commenting on Chang’s appointment, Sammann said: “Young-Jin’s extensive market and customer knowledge will continue to be a tremendous asset as she continues to work with CME Group’s talented Metals team around the world to serve our global customer base. Her broad industry experience and track record of successful business building within CME Group will help us further position our Metals business for long-term growth.”

Prior to joining CME Group in 2011, Chang was a ferrous alloy trader at the David J. Joseph Company where she focused on expanding international trading business.

CME Group, which yesterday disclosed solid June 2016 FX and equities volumes, has also appointed Miguel Vias as Senior Director, Head of Precious Metals. Vias will be responsible for driving new business and revenue opportunities in the global precious metals market for both futures and options. Vias will continue to be based in New York.


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