News Release

Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. Board Re-Elects Officers

Fri May 06 2005

CHICAGO, May 6, 2005 - Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: CME) announced that its board of directors has re-elected its officers. The officers will hold their positions on the boards of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings and Chicago Mercantile Exchange for a one-year term (through the April 2006 election): Vice Chairman: James E. OliffSecond Vice Chairman: William R. ShepardSecretary: Martin J. GepsmanTreasurer: Patrick B. Lynch Terrence A. Duffy is in the middle of his second two-year term as the company’s Chairman, a position he has held since April 2002. Chairman Emeritus Leo Melamed continues to serve as Senior Policy Advisor, and John F. Sandner continues as Special Policy Advisor. James E. Oliff has served as Vice Chairman of CME Holdings’ and CME’s boards since April 2002 and as a Director of CME since 1994. He is Executive Director of International Futures and Options Associates, and President of FILO Corp. William R. Shepard has served as Second Vice Chairman of CME Holdings’ and CME’s boards since April 2002 and as a Director of CME Holdings’ board since its formation on August 2, 2001, and of CME’s board since 1997. He is President and Founder of Shepard International, Inc. Martin J. Gepsman has served as Secretary of CME Holdings’ board since its formation on August 2, 2001, and of CME’s board since 1998. He has served as a director of CME since 1994. He is an independent broker and trader. Patrick B. Lynch has served as Treasurer of CME Holdings’ and CME’s boards since April 2002 and as a Director of CME Holdings’ board since its formation on August 2, 2001, and of CME’s board since 2000. He is an independent trader. Leo Melamed has served as an elected Director, Chairman Emeritus and Senior Policy Advisor of CME Holdings' and CME's boards since April 2002. Mr. Melamed previously served as a non-voting Director and Senior Policy Advisor of CME Holdings' board since its formation on August 2, 2001, and as Chairman Emeritus, Senior Policy Advisor and a non-voting Director of CME. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Melamed & Associates, Inc. John F. Sandner has served as Special Policy Advisor and as a Director of CME Holdings’ board since its formation on August 2, 2001. Mr. Sandner has been Special Policy Advisor to CME since 1998 and a member of CME’s board since 1978. He is Chairman of E*Trade Futures, LLC. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. became the first publicly traded U.S. financial exchange on Dec. 6, 2002. The company was added to the Russell 1000® Index on July 1, 2003. It is the parent company of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (www.cme.com), the largest futures exchange in the United States. As an international marketplace, CME brings together buyers and sellers on its CME Globex electronic trading platform and on its trading floors. CME offers futures and options on futures primarily in four product lines: interest rates, stock indexes, foreign exchange and commodities. The exchange moved about $1.5 billion per day in settlement payments in first-quarter 2005 and managed $44.4 billion in collateral deposits at March 31, 2005, including $4.3 billion in deposits for non-CME products. Chicago Mercantile Exchange, CME and Globex are registered trademarks of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. E-mini is a trademark of CME. TRAKRS, Total Return Asset Contracts and other trade names, service marks, trademarks and registered trademarks that are not proprietary to Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. are the property of their respective owners, and are used herein under license.

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