Executive Board

Executive Board

Peter Reitz has been the Chief Executive Officer and chairman of the EEX and ECC Management Board since 1st August 2011.

After gaining a degree in mathematics, he started his career as a product manager at Deutsche Börse AG in Frankfurt, where he still holds the position as Managing Director since 2004. From 2000 to 2001, he worked at Dow Jones Indexes in New York and later became a member of the Eurex Management Board until December 2018.

Peter Reitz has overseen the development of the EEX and ECC as a member of the respective Supervisory Board since 2007.

Steffen Köhler has been a member of the EEX Management Board since 1st March 2012. 

Having worked for several companies in the financial sector, Steffen Köhler started working as a Senior Expert in the Product Development Clearing Business and OTC division of Eurex Clearing in 2003.  In 2006, he made a decisive contribution to the cooperation between EEX and Eurex in his capacity as the Executive Director of the Eurex Market & Product Development Department. In 2009, he was appointed to the EEX Supervisory Board. 

Dr Dr Tobias Paulun has been a member of the EEX Management Board since 1st January 2015.

As Chief Strategy Officer of EEX, Tobias Paulun coordinates the strategic direction of EEX Group. The main focus of his work is the analysis of the political and regulatory environment of the energy markets and energy trading as well as the development of new products and services.

Starting in August 2009, he worked for EEX and ECC in the areas of Product Development and Strategy.

Previously, he worked at the Institute of Electrical Systems and Energy Economics (IAEW) of the RWTH Aachen in projects concerning the long-term development of the European electricity market and optimisation of grid expansion planning for electricity and gas networks.

Jens Rick
is a member of the EEX Management Board since 1st of February, 2019 and a member of the ECC Management Board since 1st of November, 2019.

Before joining the EEX Group, Jens Rick was Director of Energy IT at Deutsche Börse AG, a position he held from 2015. In that function Jens Rick has been responsible for the design, development and operation of the trading systems in the M7 product family and XBID, including sales and customer management. Prior to that he managed various software and consulting companies in the financial sector, among others with a focus on data management and trading infrastructure.

Iris Weidinger
was appointed a member of the Management Board of EEX on 15th August 2008.

Prior to her appointment to the board she was EEX AG’s chief representative for the finance and human resource functions and an authorised signatory of European Commodity Clearing AG (ECC). Following her training as an expert in business management and as a tax consultant she worked within the commercial trainee programme of E. Breuninger GmbH & Co., Stuttgart and with PwC Deutsche Revision AG, Leipzig.