Chief Clearing and Settlement Services Officer
Mike Hansen is Chief Clearing and Settlement Services Officer and Dallas Site Leader at OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization.
In this role, Mike is responsible for OCC’s day-to-day clearance and settlement functions and oversees the Collateral Services, Technical Certification and Documentation Services, Corporate Actions and Market Operations functions. As Dallas Site Leader, he manages approximately 250 colleagues in OCC’s Dallas office. Previously, he served as Managing Director, Clearing and Settlement Operations. Mr. Hansen has more than 20 years of options industry experience and has served in various roles throughout his tenure at OCC, including in back office processing, pricing and member services. Mr. Hansen first joined OCC in 2004 as an Investor Services representative.
Prior to joining OCC, Mr. Hansen worked on the Cboe trading floor; first with Timber Hill LLC and then Everest Trading LLC as a market-maker.
Mr. Hansen serves as a member director on the Dallas Regional Chamber and the Metrocrest Services boards of directors. He completed the Securities Industry Institute program at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.