Melamed, Leo

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MELAMED, Leo. American (born Poland), b. 1932. Genres: Science fiction/Fantasy, Economics, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Sakura Dellsher Inc., Chicago, IL, chairperson and chief executive officer, 1993- 2000; Melamed & Associates, Inc., Chicago, chairman and CEO, c. 1993-. Chicago Mercantile Exchange, chairperson, 1969-72, permanent adviser and member of executive committee, 1985-91, chairman emeritus, 1991-, senior policy adviser, 1997-. Attorney and futures trader. Publications: The Tenth Planet (science fiction novel), 1987; (ed.) An Anthology: The Merits of Flexible Exchange Rates, 1989; Melamed on the Markets, 1993; (co-author) Leo Melamed: Escape to the Futures (memoir), 1996. Address: Melamed & Associates Inc, 10 S Wacker Dr Ste 3275, Chicago, IL 60606, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]