CME Group announced the appointment of John Ricci as Managing Director and Global Head of Agricultural Products. Reporting to Derek Sammann, Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Commodities Markets, Ricci will be responsible for leading the development, execution and management of the exchange's agricultural business globally. He will be based in Chicago.

Ricci has 25 years of experience in derivatives markets, most recently serving as Global Head of ETF Trading at Invesco, where he led the team responsible for all equity and alternative trading for the global ETF business. Prior to that, Ricci was responsible for equity trading across developed, emerging and frontier markets, along with commodity trading for the mutual fund and ETF complex at BlackRock.