Fernando Centelles played a central role in the development of Spain’s futures and options market. He joined the Spanish exchange MEFF at its inception in 1989 and became its chief executive officer in 2006, a position he held until his death in October 2013. Under his leadership, MEFF attracted new members and users from the international trading community, developed a successful electronic trading platform with hubs in London and Chicago, and introduced new products such as single stock futures. He also served on the board of MexDer, the Mexican derivatives exchange and as a trustee of the Institute for Financial Markets in the U.S.
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