News Release

CME Group Announces New Board of Directors

Fri Jul 13 2007

CHICAGO, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CME Group (NYSE: CME)(NASDAQ: CME) today announced the 30 directors, 25 of which are independent, who will serve on the company's board of directors following the completed merger with CBOT Holdings effective immediately.

As previously announced, Terrence A. Duffy, Executive Chairman of CME, is now Executive Chairman of CME Group; Charles P. Carey, Chairman of CBOT is now Vice Chairman of CME Group; and, Craig S. Donohue, Chief Executive Officer of CME, is now Chief Executive Officer of CME Group.

Full members of the CME Group Board of Directors and Board Committees of CME Group, follow.

  CME Group Board of Directors

  Class I (term expires 2008)
  Jackie M. Clegg*
  James A. Donaldson
  Craig S. Donohue
  Elizabeth Harrington*
  Bruce F. Johnson
  Patrick B. Lynch
  William P. Miller*
  Terry L. Savage*
  Myron S. Scholes*
  Christopher Stewart

  Class II (term expires 2009)
  Dennis H. Chookaszian*
  Robert F. Corvino
  Larry G. Gerdes*
  Daniel R. Glickman*
  James E. Oliff
  John L. Pietrzak
  Alex J. Pollock*
  William G. Salatich, Jr.
  William R. Shepard
  David J. Wescott

  Class III (term expires 2010)
  Charles P. Carey
  Mark E. Cermak
  Terrence A. Duffy
  Martin J. Gepsman
  Gary M. Katler
  Leo Melamed
  Joseph Niciforo
  C.C. Odom, II
  John F. Sandner
  Howard J. Siegel

  Board Committees of CME Group Inc.

  Audit Committee
  Dennis H. Chookaszian, Chairman
  Larry G. Gerdes
  William P. Miller II
  Terry L. Savage

  Board Nominating
  Alex J. Pollock, Chairman
  Mark E. Cermak
  Robert F. Corvino
  Martin J. Gepsman
  James E. Oliff
  Howard J. Siegel

  Compensation
  Alex J. Pollock, Chairman
  Mark E. Cermak
  Martin J. Gepsman
  Larry G. Gerdes
  Daniel R. Glickman
  Elizabeth Harrington
  William R. Shepard

  Executive
  Terrence A. Duffy, Chairman
  Charles P. Carey, Vice Chairman
  Craig S. Donohue
  Leo Melamed
  Joseph Niciforo
  C.C. Odom, II
  John F. Sandner
  William R. Shepard

  Governance
  Daniel R. Glickman, Chairman
  Jackie M. Clegg
  Dennis H. Chookaszian
  Larry G. Gerdes
  Alex J. Pollock
  Myron S. Scholes

  Market Regulation Oversight Committee
  William P. Miller II, Chairman
  Jackie M. Clegg
  Alex J. Pollock
  Terry L. Savage
  Myron S. Scholes

  *non-industry director

CME Group (http://www.cmegroup.com/) is the world's largest and most diverse exchange. Formed by the 2007 merger of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), CME Group serves the risk management needs of customers around the globe. As an international marketplace, CME Group brings buyers and sellers together on the CME Globex electronic trading platform and on its trading floors. CME Group offers the widest range of benchmark products available across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, agricultural commodities, energy, and alternative investment products such as weather and real estate. CME Group is traded on the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ under the symbol "CME."

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