In March, Deutsche Boerse announced a new leadership structure for its derivatives trading and clearing businesses. Thomas Book (pictured) assumed the role of CEO of Eurex Frankfurt AG and Eurex Zürich AG. The shift is part of his new role as head of derivatives markets trading. Michael Peters was appointed as deputy CEO of Eurex Frankfurt. He has been a member of the executive board since 2005. Erik MÜller will take over as CEO of Eurex Clearing in July. He is currently managing director at Deutsche Boerse, responsible for corporate strategy and M&A as well as treasury functions and investor relations. Since April 2013 he has been serving on the board of Eurex Clearing with responsibility for treasury. Additionally, Heike Eckert was appointed new deputy CEO of Eurex Clearing. She has been serving as COO since April 2013.