Craig S Donohue Net Worth is19.1 $Million
Craig S. Donohue is the former CEO and a director of the CME Group, formed by Chicago Mercantile Exchange's July 2007 acquisition of the Chicago Board of Trade. He stepped down from the position on May 1, 2012.
In March 2012, he had announced that he would step down from the CME position when his contract expired in December 2012.
He was named a board director of Bolsa de Mercadorias & Futuros in late February 2008, as CME Group became a 10-percent stakeholder in BM&F. Donohue also serves on the board of directors of the World Federation of Exchanges.
Previous to joining the CME, Donohue was associated with the Chicago law firm of McBride, Baker & Coles. He began working for CME as an attorney in 1989.
Prior to the acquisition of CBOT, Donohue served as chief executive officer and as a board member of CME Holdings and CME since Jan. 1, 2004, when he replaced James J. McNulty.The CME signed Donohue to a three-year contract extension in April 2006.In fiscal 2007, as CEO of the CME Group Inc., Donohue received compensation valued at $3.6 million, a 24-percent decrease from the previous year.
Donohue also is a trustee of the CME Trust, now a charitable organization, but once a safety net that provided financial protection to customers in the event a CME member firm became insolvent or unable to meet its obligations to its customers.
Donohue's previous CME positions include:
Donohue grew up in Des Plaines, IL, and worked for his stepfather's pharmacy as a teenager.
In 2003 and 2004, Donohue was recognized as one of the top 100 Irish Business Leaders by Irish America Magazine.
In 2009, the Executives Club of Chicago named Donohue chief executive officer of CME Group and the cluba??s second vice chairman, the recipient of its 2009 International Executive of the Year Award for his outstanding contributions to the global business community.
Donohue is chairman of the board of directors of the Natio