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Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman Named to NACD Directorship 100

For the second consecutive year, Adena Friedman, President and CEO, Nasdaq, has been named to the 2019 NACD Directorship 100.

Adena Friedman, President and CEO, Nasdaq, has been named to the 2019 NACD Directorship 100 for the second consecutive year. Published annually by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the NACD Directorship 100 recognizes the most influential leaders in corporate governance who promote exemplary board leadership, oversight and courage in the boardroom.

“We are intensely focused on the needs of board and leadership teams and are proud to be recognized for our excellence in providing our clients with a next generation governance technology that helps strengthen compliance, engagement, and collaboration throughout their organizations,” Nelson Griggs, President of the Nasdaq Stock Exchange and Executive Vice President, Corporate Services, Nasdaq.

Friedman serves on the board of Nasdaq, Inc. and as a Class B director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Under Friedman’s leadership, Nasdaq has embarked on a renewed corporate strategy to maximize the company's technology and analytics capabilities, while also investing to enhance its leading marketplaces and the capital markets clients it serves.

Nasdaq provides corporate clients with successful access to the capital markets, accompanied by strategic C-suite and board solutions that help improve investor relations intelligence and governance best practices. This includes Nasdaq Boardvantage, the company’s modern board collaboration platform offered by Nasdaq Governance Solutions.

Nasdaq Boardvantage is built on technology with added security to help companies achieve an entirely new level of effectiveness in their boardrooms. The platform’s intuitive interface and robust features allow boards and leadership teams to manage challenges and work together far more efficiently, productively and strategically. More than 150,000 users1 in over 80 countries2, including 49% of the Fortune 5002, rely on Nasdaq’s award-winning platform to streamline meetings, accelerate decision-making and strengthen governance.

Widely recognized as a leading platform for managing board operations, Nasdaq Boardvantage has earned 2018 industry awards including the RiskTech 100 Award for ‘Operational Risk & GRC,’ American Business Awards for ‘Best New Product of the Year and ‘For Sales & Customer Service’ and 2018 International Best in Biz Award.

Are you a leader in the boardroom interested in reimagining governance? Visit to learn how Nasdaq Boardvantage can help.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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