Henriksson joins as Senior Vice President and Head of Nordic Fixed Income & Funds Stockholm, November 9, 2010 - NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ:NDAQ) today announces that Jens Henriksson has been appointed President of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB and head of NASDAQ OMX's Nordic Fixed Income & Funds business as of December 6. Jens will have the title of Senior Vice President at NASDAQ OMX and replaces Erik Thedéen, who recently left to become State Secretary with the Swedish Ministry of Finance. “With his background in economic policy, international affairs and business, Jens brings an excellent set of skills and talents to our organization. I am very glad to welcome Jens on board,” said Hans-Ole Jochumsen, President of NASDAQ OMX Nordic. “I look forward to joining NASDAQ OMX and taking up the very important role of heading the stock exchange in Stockholm as well as managing the Nordic Fixed Income and Funds business. Today we are seeing how exchanges are subject to competition and we see many regulatory changes that will impact the industry, which is why I am sure this job will be very challenging and exciting,” said Jens Henriksson. Jens Henriksson joins NASDAQ OMX from Swedbank, where he holds a position as Global Head of Bank Relations. Before that he worked with NASDAQ OMX for six months as a Senior Advisor, based in Washington, D.C. In 2008-2009 Jens was an Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund, where he was responsible for the Nordic and Baltic region. Previously, Jens Henriksson spent 12 years in various positions with the Swedish Ministry of Finance, serving as State Secretary in 2002-2006. NASDAQ OMX Media contacts: Anna Rasin +46 (8) 405 66 12 email@example.com About NASDAQ OMX The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/nasdaqomx) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements The matters described herein contain forward-looking statements that are made under the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about NASDAQ OMX's products and offerings. We caution that these statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond NASDAQ OMX's control. These factors include, but are not limited to factors detailed in NASDAQ OMX's annual report on Form 10-K, and periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements.
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