Boca Raton, Fla.—John Boehner, Speaker of the House from 2011 to 2015, was inducted into the Futures Hall of Fame yesterday at the 41st annual FIA International Futures Industry Conference in Boca Raton, Florida.
Boehner was a featured speaker at the ICE Energy Breakfast, where he participated in a fireside chat on a range of geopolitical topics with Jeff Sprecher, Chairman and CEO, Intercontinental Exchange and Chairman, New York Stock Exchange.
“I am proud to welcome former Speaker Boehner into the Futures Hall of Fame,” said Walt Lukken, president and CEO of FIA. “In his years of public service, both as the Representative for Ohio’s Eighth Congressional District and as Speaker of the House, Mr. Boehner exhibited a deep commitment to healthy, transparent, and well-functioning markets. With his induction into the Futures Hall of Fame, he joins an elite group of innovators, advocates, and leaders in the futures and options industry that have made our markets among the strongest and most competitive in the world.”
The Futures Hall of Fame was established in 2005 to celebrate the accomplishments and recognize the significant contributions that select individuals have made to the futures and options industry over the course of its history. Boehner joins 130 inductees who have made exceptional contributions to the growth and continued success of the industry.
FIA’s annual International Futures Industry Conference in Boca Raton attracts more than 1,100 attendees from more than 30 countries. Delegates are primarily senior management at a range of brokerage firms, banks, international exchanges, clearinghouses, and regulatory agencies.