Stockholm, April 7, 2011 – The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. has named Martin Hedensiö to the position of Vice President Corporate Communications Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) based in Stockholm. In this role Martin will lead the company's internal and external corporate communications activities for the EMEA region, reporting directly to Frank De Maria, global head of corporate communications.
“Martin has extensive communications experience and will be an asset to NASDAQ OMX as we continue to grow our presence in the EMEA region,” said Frank De Maria, Senior Vice President Global Corporate Communications.
“It will be both interesting and exciting to work with NASDAQ OMX communications. Exchanges play a central role for a well-functioning market economy. NASDAQ OMX is a leading player with a strong brand, within an industry that is undergoing rapid transformation”, Martin Hedensiö comments.
Martin joins NASDAQ OMX from the Swedish communications consultancy firm, Hallvarsson and Halvarsson, where he was Business Area Manager Financial and Corporate Communications, and a member of the management team. Prior to that Martin was Executive Vice President at PR consultancy firm Springtime, and Investor Relations Director at Electrolux AB.
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