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Kerstin Hessius to leave OMHEX


Kerstin Hessius to leave OMHEX Kerstin Hessius, Executive Vice President (EVP) of the HEX Integrated Markets Division and President of Stockholmsbörsen, is leaving OMHEX to become CEO of Tredje AP-fonden (The Third Swedish National Pension Fund). Hessius has been head of Stockholmsbörsen since August 2001 and will leave the company on August 31, 2004. I would like to thank Kerstin for the valuable contributions she made during her years at Stockholmsbörsen and congratulate her on her new position as CEO of Tredje AP-fonden. In particular, I would like to highlight Kerstin’s work to strengthen market confidence and to advance Nordic integration during her three years at Stockholmsbörsen. I wish Kerstin the best of luck in her new career, said Jukka Ruuska, President, HEX Integrated Markets. My three years at Stockholmsbörsen have been extremely exciting and educational. I will bring with me all the valuable experience gained from working with the development of an effective and trustworthy Nordic marketplace in collaboration with interesting and competent customers and fellow employees, said Kerstin Hessius, departing President of Stockholmsbörsen. For further information or comments, please contact: Jukka Ruuska, President of HEX Integrated Markets +358 9 6166 72 00 Kerstin Hessius, departing EVP HEX Integrating Markets +46 8 405 68 72 Anna Rasin, VP Marketing & Communications OMHEX +46 8 405 66 12 Annika Molander, Communications Manager HEXIM Stockholm +46 8 405 66 10 About OMHEX OMHEX is a leading provider of marketplace services and solutions that help customers achieve efficient securities transactions. Within the HEX Integrated Markets division, OMHEX operates Northern Europe's largest securities market. Its exchange operations within Stockholmsbörsen, HEX Helsinki, HEX Tallinn and HEX Riga offer investors access to 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic equity market. HEX Integrated Markets also operates central securities depositories in Finland, Estonia and Latvia. Through the OM Technology division, OMHEX is a world-leading provider of transaction technology, processing and outsourcing solutions to financial markets around the world.

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