Terrence Duffy

Chicago mercantile exchange (cme) Group

The Honorable Terrence (Terry) A. Duffy is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CME Group, the world’s leading derivatives marketplace and the world’s first exchange to demutualize and go public. In 2016, CME Group was named the world’s fastest growing and most valuable exchange brand with a brand value of $1.7 billion, beating out the New York Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Exchange. CME Group’s average daily volume has risen from 2.2 million in 2002 to 15.6 million in 2016. Revenues grew from $453.2 million in 2002 to more than $3.3 billion in 2015.CME Group has received numerous industry awards during Duffy’s tenure, including Risk Magazine Exchange of the Year in 2016, Best Overall Exchange by CTA Intelligence in 2016, Global Capital’s award for Exchange and Clearinghouse of the Year in 2014 2015, and 2016.

Duffy serves his community at leadership levels such as vice chairman of the CME Group Foundation, co-chair of the Mayo Clinic Greater Chicago Leadership Council and as a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, the Executives' Club of Chicago and the President's Circle of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. CNBC named Duffy on its 2014 list Top 200: Leaders, Icons and Rebels, recognizing the world’s top business leaders of the last 25 years. In 2014 and 2015, Chicago Magazine named Duffy on its 100 Most Powerful People list.

Duffy attended the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. In 2007, he received a Doctor of Humane Letters from DePaul University.


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