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Interactive Brokers Group Inc (IBKR.OQ)

IBKR.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Peterffy

72 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Milan Galik

50 2014 President & Director

Earl Nemser

70 2006 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Paul Brody

56 2006 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary, Director

Thomas Frank

61 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Lawrence Harris

60 2012 Lead Independent Director

Richard Gates

45 2012 Independent Director

Gary Katz

55 2017 Independent Director

Wayne Wagner

78 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Peterffy

Mr. Thomas Peterffy is a Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Peterffy has been at the forefront of applying computer technology to automate trading and brokerage functions since he emigrated from Hungary to the United States in 1965. In 1977, after purchasing a seat on the American Stock Exchange and trading as an individual marker maker in equity options, Mr. Peterffy was among the first to apply a computerized mathematical model to continuously value equity option prices. By 1986, Mr. Peterffy developed and employed a fully integrated, automated market making system for stocks, options and futures. As this pioneering system extended around the globe, online brokerage functions were added and, in 1993, Interactive Brokers was formed.

Milan Galik

Mr. Milan Galik is a President & Director of the Company. Mr. Galik joined us in 1990 as a software developer and has served as President of the Company and IBG LLC since October 2014. Mr. Galik served as Senior Vice President, Software Development of IBG LLC from October 2003 to October 2014. In addition, Mr. Galik has served as Vice President of Timber Hill LLC since April 1998 and serves as a member of the board of directors of the Boston Options Exchange. Mr. Galik received a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Budapest in 1990.

Earl Nemser

Mr. Earl H. Nemser is an Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Nemser has been our Vice Chairman since November 2006. Mr. Nemser has been the Vice Chairman of IBG LLC since 1988 and also serves as a director and/or officer for various subsidiaries of IBG LLC. Mr. Nemser has served as Special Counsel to the law firm Dechert LLP since January 2005. Prior to such time Mr. Nemser served as Partner at the law firms of Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman, LLP from 1995 to December 2004 and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP prior to 1995. Mr. Nemser received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from New York University in 1967 and a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Boston University School of Law in 1970. As a result of these professional and other experiences, Mr. Nemser possesses particular knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including his extensive knowledge of the Company's business and his legal experience that strengthens the Board's collective knowledge, capabilities and experience.

Paul Brody

Mr. Paul J. Brody is a Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary and Director of the Company. Mr. Brody has been our Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary since November 2006. Mr. Brody joined the Company in 1987 and has served as Chief Financial Officer of IBG LLC since December 2003. Mr. Brody serves as a director and/or officer for various subsidiaries of IBG LLC. From 2005 to 2012, Mr. Brody served as a director, and for a portion of the time as member Vice Chairman, of The Options Clearing Corporation, of which Timber Hill LLC and Interactive Brokers LLC are members. He also served as a director of Quadriserv Inc., an electronic securities lending platform provider, from 2009 to 2015. Mr. Brody received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Cornell University in 1982.

Thomas Frank

Dr. Thomas A. Frank Ph.D., is a Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Company. Dr. Frank joined us in 1985 and has served since July 1999 as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Interactive Brokers LLC. In addition, Dr. Frank has served as Vice President of Timber Hill LLC since December 1990. Mr. Frank has served as a director of The Options Clearing Corporation, since 2015. Dr. Frank received a Ph.D. in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1985.

Lawrence Harris

Dr. Lawrence E. Harris, Ph.D., is a Lead Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Harris has been a director since July 2007. He is a professor of Finance and Business Economics at the University of Southern California, where he holds the Fred V. Keenan Chair in Finance at the Marshall School of Business. Dr. Harris also serves as trustee of the Clipper Fund, director of the Selected Funds, and as the research coordinator of the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance. Dr. Harris formerly served as Chief Economist of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Dr. Harris earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago, and is a CFA charterholder. He is an expert in the economics of securities market microstructure and the uses of transactions data in financial research. He has written extensively about trading rules, transaction costs, index markets, and market regulation. Dr. Harris is also the author of the widely respected textbook Trading and Exchanges: Market Microstructure for Practitioners.

Richard Gates

Mr. Richard J. Gates is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gates co-founded TFS Capital in 1997. TFS is an independent advisory firm that has been dedicated to the construction of quantitative models that are designed to identify market inefficiencies. As a portfolio manager at this firm, he oversees several hedge funds and mutual funds that take both long and short positions in equities and futures. At TFS, his focus is on trade execution, factor research and business development. Mr. Gates graduated from the University of Virginia in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering.

Gary Katz

Mr. Gary C. Katz is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Katz has been a director since January 2017. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Securities Exchange ("ISE") and a co-founder of ISE. Mr. Katz was one of the principal developers of the unique options market structure—an auction market on an electronic platform—used by all three options exchanges; ISE, ISE Gemini and ISE Mercury and was named as inventor or co-inventor on six patents that the ISE received or applied for relating to its proprietary trading system and technology. He served on the Executive Board of Eurex and on the Board of Directors of The Options Clearing Corporation and chaired the Board's newly formed technology committee. Mr. Katz also served on the Board of Directors of Direct Edge. Mr. Katz graduated from New York University with a master's degree in Statistics with Distinction and a bachelor's degree from Queens College

Wayne Wagner

Mr. Wayne H. Wagner is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Wagner has been a director since April 2014. He is a consultant on issues related to investment management and securities trading. He co-founded Plexus Group, now part of ITG, Inc., in 1986. Plexus provided trading evaluation and advisory services to money managers, brokerage firms and pension plan sponsors. He was also a founding partner of Wilshire Associates and served as the Chief Investment Officer of Wilshire Asset Management. He participated in the design of the operating, balancing and evaluation algorithms for the world's first operational index fund at Wells Fargo Bank. He is recognized as instrumental in pioneering processes to reduce the costs of trading. Mr. Wagner has authored several books on the topic of trading and investment management.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Thomas Peterffy

800,000

Milan Galik

6,990,000

Earl Nemser

840,000

Paul Brody

4,530,000

Thomas Frank

1,840,000

Lawrence Harris

125,000

Richard Gates

100,000

Gary Katz

--

Wayne Wagner

100,000
As Of  31 Dec 2016