Eurex Adds Romanos Daniel as Chief Innovation Officer

Romanos Daniel steps into a new lead role as Eurex enters into a dynamic period for the derivatives industry.

Eurex, a global derivatives exchange, has just augmented its executive management team, culminating in the appointment of Romanos Daniel as its Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) with immediate effect, per a group statement.

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The appointment is the latest move at Eurex, which is entering into a crucial phase as it looks to jostle upcoming regulatory changes with MiFID II as well as the aftermath of Brexit. In light of these upcoming headwinds, Mr. Daniel will help strengthen the group’s innovation focus, also be added as a Member of Eurex’s Executive Board.

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Mr. Daniel joins Eurex from UBS’s Hong Kong office, having worked as its Global Head of Legacy Credit Trading and Global Co-Head of Noncore Rates Trading, among other stops over a decorated career.

Thomas Book

According to Thomas Book, Eurex’s CEO and Head of Derivatives Markets Trading at Deutsche Börse Group, in a statement on the appointment, “We are excited to have Romanos join our leadership team at a time of uncertainty and constant change in our industry. Romanos will add invaluable market expertise in derivatives trading and risk management.”

“This appointment will re-inforce the focus on growth and innovation that made Eurex one of the globally leading derivatives exchanges. To take full advantage of new opportunities, we brought Romanos on board, who has excellent experience when it comes to trading Over the Counter Instruments,” he added.

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