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HENRIK HUSMAN APPOINTED NEW PRESIDENT OF NASDAQ HELSINKI

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Stockholm, March 7, 2016 – Nasdaq Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ) today announced that Henrik Husman has been appointed President of Nasdaq Helsinki.

Henrik Husman joined Nasdaq in 1997 and currently holds the position of Vice President Cash Equities Product Management and is Deputy Managing Director of Nasdaq Helsinki.

“Henrik was the natural choice for this position and I am very pleased that he has accepted the opportunity,” said Hans-Ole Jochumsen, President of Nasdaq.

”With Henrik’s extensive experience within Nasdaq and especially cash equity trading, we are ensuring continuity in the Nordic region. Based on how close the Nasdaq Nordic exchanges work together, it is a very positive transition with Henrik Husman assuming the role in Finland and Lauri Rosendahl leading the Nordics and Stockholm. Lauri and Henrik make a great team.”

“I am proud and eager to take on this responsibility,” said Henrik Husman. “I’m very keen to ensure that the Helsinki Stock Exchange continues to be a vital part of the financial ecosystem in Finland.”

Henrik Husman will assume the position on March 10, 2016.

As previously announced, the current President of Nasdaq Helsinki, Lauri Rosendahl, will leave Nasdaq Helsinki and assume the leadership of Nasdaq Nordics and Nasdaq Stockholm.

About Nasdaq

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,700 listed companies with a market value of over $9.6 trillion and nearly 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

Media Contact:Christina Malmberg Hägerstrand+46 8 405 65 83christina.hagerstrand @nasdaq.comHeli-Kirsti Airisniemi+358 9 6166 7941heli-kirsti.airisniemi@nasdaq.com  

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Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland, Nasdaq Riga, Nasdaq Stockholm, Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Vilnius, Nasdaq Clearing and Nasdaq Broker Services are respectively brand names for the regulated markets of Nasdaq Copenhagen A/S, Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd., Nasdaq Iceland hf., Nasdaq Riga, AS, Nasdaq Stockholm AB, Nasdaq Tallinn AS, AB Nasdaq Vilnius, Nasdaq Clearing AB and Nasdaq Broker Services AB. Nasdaq Nordic represents the common offering by Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm. Nasdaq Baltic represents the common offering by Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Riga and Nasdaq Vilnius.

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