Supervisory Boards of EEX and ECC extend Management Board mandates of Jens Rick and Goetz Dittrich

    The Supervisory Board of the European Energy Exchange AG (EEX) confirmed Jens Rick as a member of the Management Board in its meeting on 14th April and extended his mandate for another five years until 31st January 2027. Jens Rick has been active as Chief Information Officer of EEX since 1st February 2019. In this role he is responsible for the operation and development of EEX’s IT infrastructure.

    The CIO function created in 2019 will be exercised by Jens Rick also as a member of the Management Board of the European Commodity Clearing AG (ECC). The ECC Supervisory Board, which also met yesterday, confirmed the extension of his mandate for the period mentioned above.

    In addition, the ECC Supervisory Board confirmed Dr Götz Dittrich as a member of the Management Board of the clearing house. As Chief Operating Officer, Götz Dittrich has been responsible for the Business Operations at ECC since 1st January 2019, in particular he has overseen the areas of Clearing Operations, Physical Settlement, Member Admission and Information Security. Götz Dittrich's mandate was also extended for a further five years until 31st December 2026.

    The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe which develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products. As part of EEX Group, a group of companies serving international commodity markets, EEX offers contracts on Power, Natural Gas and Emission Allowances as well as Freight and Agricultural Products. EEX also provides registry services as well as auctions for Guarantees of Origin, on behalf of the French State.

    The European Commodity Clearing (ECC) is a central clearing house which specialises in energy and commodity products. ECC assumes the counterparty risk and guarantees the physical and financial settlement of transactions, providing security and cross-margining benefits for its customers. As part of EEX Group, ECC provides clearing services for EEX, EEX Asia and EPEX SPOT and for the partner exchanges HUPX, HUDEX, NOREXECO, SEEPEX and SEMOpx. For more information, please visit


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