Senior Managing Director,
Global Head of Commodities & Options Products
Derek Sammann has served as CME Group's Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Commodities & Options Products since 2014. He is responsible for leading the development, execution and management of CME Group's global Commodities portfolio, including the Energy, Metals and Agricultural business lines. He also globally leads the company’s cross-asset class Options business. Since joining CME Group in September 2006, Sammann also has served as Senior Managing Director of Interest Rates and FX Products, and as Managing Director, Global Head of Foreign Exchange.
Prior to joining CME Group, Sammann acquired more than 16 years of sell-side trading experience in the global FX market, including serving as Managing Director, Global Head of FX Options and Structured Products at Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank in London. He also held senior level positions with Crédit Agricole Indosuez in London, Banque Indosuez in Paris and Cooper, Neff & Associates in Chicago.
In addition to serving on CME Group's Senior Leadership Team, Sammann also serves on the Board of Directors of CME Europe Ltd., Dubai Mercantile Exchange, COMEX Board of Governors and the Commodities Markets Council, where he also serves as Treasurer. Sammann also served on the Founder’s Council and as Vice-Chairman of the Foreign Exchange Professionals Association (FXPA) when launched in 2014.
He holds bachelor’s degrees in both economics and political science from Northwestern University.
Mr. Anwar Al Jabri serves as the Investment Director of the Emerging Sector of Oman Investment fund as well as the Chief Executive Officer of National Pioneer Investment and Development Company, a subsidiary of Oman Investment Fund. Mr. Al Jabri serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Oman Investment Fund (OIF) and served as its Investment Director.
Mr. Al Jabri has been the Managing Director of Oman National Investment Corporation Holding SAOG since May 10, 2014. He has over 18 years of experience in investments, banking and financial services. Mr. Al Jabri serves as the Chairman of its Global Listed Equity Portfolio. In this capacity, Mr. Al Jabri provides inputs and contributes to fund’s strategic planning and asset allocation. He is directly responsible for finance functions, global listed equity investment portfolio and treasury operations.
He worked in Oman Refinery Company and the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) holding various senior posts in Investment and Finance fields. He serves as the Chairman of National Life & General Insurance Company SAOG. He has been Second Deputy Chairman of Ahli Bank SAOG since March 2017.
He has been an Independent Director of Ahli Bank SAOG since October 16, 2015. He has been an Independent & Non-Executive Director of Taageer Finance Company SAOG since March 19, 2015. He serves as a Director of OMINVEST. He has been a Director of Oman International Development and Investment Company SAOG since November 19, 2015. He has been a Non-Executive & Non-Independent Director of Rotary Engineering Limited since August 31, 2017.
He has been a Director of Oman National Investment Corporation Holding SAOG since March 10, 2013. Mr. Al Jabri serves in various public and non-public company boards. He is a Certified Public Accountant. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting Degree (BS.A) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA).