Management Board

Peter Reitz, Chief Executive Officer

Peter Reitz has been chairman of the ECC Management Board since 1st August 2011.

After attaining a degree in mathematics, he started his career as a product manager at Deutsche Börse AG in Frankfurt. From 2000 to 2001, he worked at Dow Jones Indexes in New York before he became a member of the Eurex Management Board. Since 2007, he has accompanied the development of the ECC as a member of the ECC Supervisory Board.

Steffen Köhler, Chief Operating Officer

Steffen Köhler has been a member of the EEX Management Board since 1st March 2012 and of the ECC Management Board since 1st November 2012.  

After having worked for several companies in the financial sector, Steffen Köhler started working as a Senior Expert in the Product Development Clearing Business and OTC division of Eurex Clearing in 2003. From 2006, he made a decisive contribution to the cooperation between EEX and Eurex in his capacity as the Executive Director of the Eurex Market & Product Development Department. In 2009, he was appointed to the EEX Supervisory Board.

Dr. Thomas Siegl, Chief Risk Officer

Thomas Siegl has been a member of the management board of European Commodity Clearing AG (ECC) since 1st May 2010.

As Chief Risk Officer (CRO) Dr. Siegl assumes responsibility for ECC’s risk controlling and risk management as well as the operative business of the clearing house. Prior to his appointment, Thomas Siegl headed the central Risk Management Division of BHF-BANK Aktiengesellschaft in Frankfurt. After graduating in technical mathematics and attaining a doctorate in technical science he worked at Graz University of Technology.  Afterwards, he joined Arthur Andersen in Frankfurt in the field of Financial and Commodity Risk Consulting.

Iris Weidinger, Chief Financial Officer

Iris Weidinger was appointed a member of the management board of EEX on 15th August 2008 and of the management board of ECC on 1st November 2012.

Prior to her appointment she was EEX AG’s chief representative for the finance and human resource functions and authorised signatory of European Commodity Clearing AG (ECC). Following her training as an expert in business management and as a tax consultant she worked in the commercial trainee programme of E. Breuninger GmbH & Co., Stuttgart and PwC Deutsche Revision AG, Leipzig.