Remarks by Leo Melamed
upon receiving The Order of Lincoln Award,
the highest award conferred by the State of Illinois.
May 7, 2016
Leo Melamed, Chairman Emeritus of the CME Group on May 7, 2016 received the 2016 Order of Lincoln Award by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner. The Order of Lincoln Award is the state’s highest honor for professional achievement and public service. It was established by the Governor of Illinois in 1965 to honor individuals for contributions to the betterment of humanity and whose dedication to the principles of public service inspires all Illinoisans.