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Interactive Brokers Group Will Appoint Milan Galik as CEO; Thomas Peterffy, Founder, Will Step Down in Third Quarter of 2019 and Remain as Chairman of the Board


Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (IEX:IBKR), announced today that it will
appoint Mr. Milan Galik as Chief Executive Officer of the Company,
succeeding Mr. Thomas Peterffy in this role. Mr. Peterffy will continue
as Chairman of the Board and remain closely involved in the operations
of the company that he founded. These changes will occur in the third
quarter of 2019, concurrently with Mr. Peterffy's 75th
birthday. Mr. Galik has been with the Company for 28 years and has
served as its President since 2014. Mr. Galik has been a member of the
Company's Board of Directors since its initial public offering in 2007.

Mr. Peterffy stated, "I put all my energies into building this Company
for the past 42 years and there is nothing I would rather do than work
here forever. On the other hand, as I grow older, I must recognize that
Milan will do a much better job running the Company than I would. With
him at the helm, the strength of our business and the quality of our
platform that delivers our offering will continue to grow as Interactive
Brokers becomes the largest broker in the World. I am excited to
continue to work with him and make this happen. I intend to remain and
work at the Company as long as I can remain helpful."

Mr. Galik added, "I am deeply honored by the trust Thomas places in me.
He has been my mentor for 28 years, has been preparing me for this
transition for the last 4 and I look forward to working with him for
many more to come. I am lucky to have the support of an amazing
executive team, experienced managers and dedicated employees. Together
we will continue working on realizing Thomas' vision for IBKR."

It is expected that the Company's Board will formalize these changes at
its meeting on January 22, 2019.

About Interactive Brokers Group, Inc.:

Interactive Brokers Group affiliates provide automated trade execution
and custody of securities, commodities and foreign exchange around the
clock on over 120 markets in numerous countries and currencies, from a
single IB Universal Account® to customers worldwide. We
service individual investors, hedge funds, proprietary trading groups,
financial advisors and introducing brokers. Our four decades of focus on
technology and automation have enabled us to equip our customers with a
uniquely sophisticated platform to manage their investment portfolios at
the lowest cost according to Barron's Best Online Brokers review, March
26, 2018. We strive to provide our customers with advantageous execution
prices and trading, risk and portfolio management tools, research
facilities and investment products, all at low or no cost, positioning
them to achieve superior returns on investments.

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