Thomas Laux

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Thomas Laux
Occupation Chief Risk Officer
Employer Eurex Clearing AG
Location Eschborn, Hessen, Germany
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Thomas Laux is a risk management, clearing and exchange executive who serves as the chief risk officer of Eurex Clearing AG in Eschborn, Germany.[1][2][3]

He will leave the company in the summer of 2019 and be replaced by Dmitrij Senko.[4]

Laux joined the executive committee of Eurex Clearing AG in 2013.[5]


Laux joined Eurex Clearing in 2006 from Deutsche Boerse IT, where he worked in a variety of group-wide strategic projects, including the specification of the clearing system. He moved to head of risk design at Eurex Clearing AG in May of 2010.

His current responsibilities include developing the risk management system and default management process of Eurex Clearing.

Laux led Eurex Clearing through its first CCP fire drill, part of the default management process that included Eurex Clearing, LCH Swapclear and CME in a simulated the default of a major participant – based on the Brexit market conditions as of 24 June 2016.[6][7][8]


Laux holds a dual degree masters of business administration from Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, and the Fuqua Business School in North Carolina, USA.


  1. Executive Board of Eurex Clearing AG. Eurex Clearing AG.
  2. Eurex Clearing Executive Board Members. Eurex.
  3. Deutsche Boerse : Eurex passes global fire drill with excellent results.
  4. Eurex Clearing names new risk chief as Laux prepares to leave in the summer. The Trade News.
  5. Eurex Clearing appoints new board member.
  6. Default Management Process. Eurex Clearing AG.
  7. Eurex Clearing passes Brexit market conditions fire drill.
  8. Eurex passes global fire drill with excellent results. Deutsche Boerse.