Terry Duffy

Terry Duffy

Formal First Name
Terrence (Terry)

Terry Duffy is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CME Group. He joined CME in 1981 and has held several executive roles since then. He helped navigate through the financial crisis of 2008 and was instrumental in shaping the historic Dodd-Frank legislation. In 2002, Duffy was appointed by President Bush to serve on a National Saver Summit on Retirement Savings and was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in 2003 to the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. Duffy was named CEO of the Year at FOW’s 2018 International Awards.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • In 2014, CNBC named Duffy to its list “Top 200: Leaders, icons and rebels,” recognizing the world’s top business leaders of the last 25 years. 
  • In 2014 and 2015, Chicago Magazine named Duffy to its “100 most powerful people” list. 
  • Hillary Clinton also referred to Duffy’s leadership in the first economic policy speech of her candidacy for the 2016 presidential race. 
  • Duffy currently serves as Co-Chair of the Mayo Clinic Greater Chicago Leadership Council.
  • He is Vice Chairman of the CME Group Foundation.
  • He also is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, the Executives' Club of Chicago, and the President's Circle of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.