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For Immediate Release
February 27, 2013

For more information contact:
Karen Wuertz (312) 781-1335,
Larry Dyekman (312) 781-1372,

NFA's Board of Directors re-elects Christopher Hehmeyer to serve as Chairman

February 27, Chicago - The Board of Directors of National Futures Association (NFA) has re-elected Christopher K. Hehmeyer, Vice Chairman, Knight Futures, to serve a one-year term as Chairman. The Board also elected Michael C. Dawley, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Co., to serve as Vice Chairman.

In addition, the Board re-elected the following individuals to serve two-year terms as public directors:

  • Jim Marshall, President & CEO, U.S. Institute of Peace;
  • Charles P. Nastro; and
  • Ronald S. Oppenheimer, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Vitol Inc.

The Board also newly elected the following individuals to serve two-year terms as public directors:

  • Andrea M. Corcoran, Managing Director, Align International LLC; and
  • Michael R. Schaefer.

The Board also elected the following individuals to serve one-year terms on NFA's Executive Committee:

  • Douglas L. Bry, Northfield Trading LP;
  • Gerald F. Corcoran, R.J. O'Brien & Associates Inc.;
  • Michael C. Dawley, Goldman Sachs & Co.;
  • James L. Koutoulas, Typhon Capital Management LLC;
  • David S. Goone, IntercontinentalExchange Inc.;
  • Douglas E. Harris, Promontory Financial Group L.L.C.;
  • Charles P. Nastro;
  • Todd E. Petzel, Offit Capital Advisors LLC;
  • Susan M. Phillips, Former Chairman, Commodity Futures Trading Commission; and
  • John F. Sandner, CME Group Inc.

Mr. Hehmeyer and NFA President Daniel Roth also serve on the Executive Committee.

The Board also elected the following individuals to serve three-year terms on NFA's Nominating Committee:

  • Chris Damilatis, Vice President of ADM Investor Services Inc. (FCM);
  • John C. Jensen, President of Heritage West Financial Inc. (IB); and
  • Robert J. Amedeo, Executive Vice President of Altegris Portfolio Management Inc. (CPO/CTA).

The following individuals were elected by their membership categories to serve two-year terms on the Board of Directors:

  • Futures Commission Merchants: Antoine Babule, Chief Executive Officer, Newedge USA LLC; Maureen C. Downs, President, Rosenthal Collins Group LLC; Christopher K. Hehmeyer, Non-executive Vice Chairman, Knight Futures; and William F. McCoy, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley.
  • Introducing Brokers: Jeffrey D. Malec, Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner, Attain Capital Management LLC.
  • Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors: James L. Koutoulas, CEO Typhon Capital Management LLC; and John L. Roe, President of Roe Capital Management Inc.

A complete list of NFA's Board of Directors and its various committees can be found on NFA's website.

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