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ISE Names Boris Ilyevsky Managing Director of ISE’s Options Exchange

NEW YORK, June 9, 2008 – The International Securities Exchange (ISE) announced today that the Board of Directors promoted Boris Ilyevsky to an officer position. As Managing Director of the options exchange, Mr. Ilyevsky will oversee the growth and development of the world's largest equity options market.

“We are very pleased to add Boris Ilyevsky to ISE's officer team,” said Gary Katz, ISE's President and Chief Executive Officer. “Boris has been an instrumental member of the ISE since the Exchange's inception, and this promotion recognizes his significant contributions and expanded responsibilities in managing the day-to-day operations of our options exchange.”

With ISE since early 1999, Mr. Ilyevsky has also held several key positions in Marketing, Technology and Market Operations. Mr. Ilyevsky is a graduate of New York University with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and Politics.

ISE Background

The International Securities Exchange operates a family of fully electronic trading platforms, creating efficient markets through innovative technology and market structure. ISE's markets portfolio consists of an options exchange and a stock exchange. As the world's largest equity options trading venue, ISE offers options on equities, ETFs, indexes, and FX. The ISE Stock Exchange trades approximately 6,000 products, and is the only fully electronic equities platform that provides the opportunity for continuous price improvement through the interaction of its non-displayed liquidity pool, MidPoint Match, and its displayed stock market. ISE Alternative Markets is scheduled to launch in 2008 and will offer a parimutuel trading platform for derivatives auctions. To complement its markets and enable investors to trade smarter, ISE creates innovative new products including a portfolio of proprietary indexes and enhanced market data for sophisticated investors.

ISE is a wholly owned subsidiary of Eurex, a leading global derivatives exchange. Eurex itself is jointly owned by Deutsche Börse AG (Ticker: DB1) and SWX Swiss Exchange. Together, Eurex and ISE are the global market leader in individual equity and equity index derivatives.



Molly H. McGregor
International Securities Exchange
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