Also, Maureen Downs has been promoted to president of RCG. Previously she was executive vice president and formerly was as director of corporate development at Sara Lee.
Thomas J. Hammond was appointed president and chief operating officer of ICE Clear U.S. Inc. Previously he was director at the Chicago Board of Trade and executive vice president and chief operating officer at the Board of Trade Clearing Corp.
William E. Hill was named president and chief operating officer at the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange (WCE). Most recently, he was senior vice president of long-term marketing development and a board member at the WCE.
Jill E. Sommers and Bart Chilton have been sworn in as commissioners of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Previously Sommers was the policy director and head of government affairs at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association. Chilton served as chief of staff at the National Farmers Union.
Donald L. Horwitz was named managing director and general counsel for OneChicago. Prior he was executive director and senior counsel at UBS. Patrick Birley is now chief executive of the European Climate Exchange. Prior he was chief executive of LCH.Clearnet Ltd.