TORONTO, March 25, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced Derick Tjin has been appointed Managing Director, Head of Canada, Global Corporate Client Group, effective immediately.
In his newly created position, Mr. Tjin is responsible for supporting all of NASDAQ OMX's listed companies, growing its corporate client service business, and building upon its local presence in Canada. He is based in Toronto and reports to Nelson Griggs, Vice President, Global Corporate Client Group.
"With the growth that NASDAQ OMX has experienced in both our listing and product business over the past several years, we have made the strategic decision to expand our focus in Canada," said Nelson Griggs, Vice President, Global Corporate Client Group. "We are confident that Derick's experience and local knowledge will be a great asset for our clients and prospective clients and we are excited to continue our growth in this key market."
Derick has served in sales and marketing management roles with the Canadian Press as well as BCE Emergis E-News. He has also worked for the TSX Group and as a consultant for NASDAQ OMX. Most recently, he served as the Country Manager for Business Wire Canada.
About the NASDAQ OMX Group
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 over 3,700 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.
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