IntercontinentalExchange Announces Appointment of Senator Judd A. Gregg to Board of Directors

By Intercontinentalexchange, PRNE
Sunday, March 6, 2011

ATLANTA, March 7, 2011 - IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated
global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets
today announced that former U.S. Senator Judd A. Gregg has joined the
IntercontinentalExchange Board of Directors. Gregg's appointment is effective

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Senator Gregg has spent over three decades in public office, most
recently serving as the United States Senator from the State of New Hampshire
for three terms, completing his service in January 2011. Beginning in 2005,
he chaired the U.S. Senate Committee on Budget, and in 2008 served on the
Congressional Oversight Panel overseeing the implementation of the Emergency
Economic Stabilization Act. Gregg also was a member of the Committee on
Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, the Committee on Appropriations and
Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Prior to the Senate, he
served two terms as Governor of New Hampshire, from 1989 to 1992. He also
completed four terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, from 1981 to 1989.
Prior to public service, Senator Gregg was an attorney and businessman.

Said Jeffrey C. Sprecher, ICE's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer: "We
are pleased to welcome Senator Gregg as a member of the ICE Board of
Directors. His deep understanding of financial markets, as well as his
extensive public policy and business experience, is extremely valuable as we
expand our global marketplace. Our Board and our company will benefit from
his leadership and insight."

"I am very pleased to join the IntercontinentalExchange Board and to be a
part of a global market leader and a catalyst for transparency," said Senator
Gregg. "The company's growth and ability to innovate in delivering vital
solutions amid the rapid evolution of market structure make this an exciting
time to join ICE, and I look forward to working with my colleagues on the

About IntercontinentalExchange

IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE) is a leading operator of regulated
futures exchanges and over-the-counter markets for agricultural, credit,
currency, emissions, energy and equity index contracts. ICE Futures Europe
hosts trade in half of the world's crude and refined oil futures. ICE Futures
U.S. and ICE Futures Canada list agricultural, currencies and Russell Index
markets. ICE is also a leading operator of central clearing services for the
futures and over-the-counter markets, with five regulated clearing houses
across North America and Europe. ICE serves customers in more than 70

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Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995 - Statements in this press release regarding
IntercontinentalExchange's business that are not historical facts are
"forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a
discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual
results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see
ICE's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not
limited to, the risk factors in ICE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year
ended December 31, 2010, as filed with the SEC on February 9, 2011.


Kelly Loeffler, VP, Investor Relations & Corp. Communications, IntercontinentalExchange, +1-770-857-4726, Kelly.Loeffler at

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