News Release

CME Group Appoints Nelson Low as Director, Commodity Products, Asia

Tue Apr 29 2008

CHICAGO, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced the appointment of Nelson Low as Director, Commodity Products, Asia. In this newly-created position, Low will be responsible for growing CME Group's commodities business, including leading sales, marketing and education efforts throughout Asia. He will be based in Singapore and will report to Robert Ray, Managing Director, Commodities, Equities and International Sales.

Low, 36, who has over 12 years of experience in the global commodities market, joins CME Group from the Singapore Exchange (SGX) where he served as Vice President, Product and Business Development. In this role, Low was responsible for leading the product development, marketing and education efforts for the exchange's commodity derivatives products. Prior to joining SGX, Low served as Regional Sales Manager, Trade, Asia-Pacific for Avebe U.A. where he managed the firm's physical trading operations across the region. He has also worked as a trader for Andre & CIE S.A.

Low holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the National University of Singapore. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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