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Nasdaq names Hans-Ole Jochumsen Vice Chairman

First Published 24th October 2016

Hans-Ole Jochumsen will work with Nasdaq's European teams to deepen relationships across the continent.

Hans-Ole Jochumsen, Nasdaq

Hans-Ole Jochumsen, Nasdaq

New York - Nasdaq has announced that Hans-Ole Jochumsen has been named Vice Chairman, Nasdaq, effective January 1, 2017. Jochumsen currently serves as President of Nasdaq, responsible for Global Trading and Market Services.

In his new role as Vice Chairman, Jochumsen will work closely across all of Nasdaq's European teams to assist in deepening relationships with trading and listing clients, regulators, and prospects

Since joining Nasdaq in 2008 through the merger with OMX, Jochumsen has played an instrumental role in key projects, including acquiring Nord Pool and launching First North, the Nordic venture exchange. Since becoming President two years ago, Jochumsen lead the acquisitions of Chi-X Canada and International Securities Exchange (ISE), and oversaw the launch of NFX, Nasdaq's U.S. commodities exchange.

Jochumsen joined Nasdaq in 2008, after having run the Copenhagen exchange from 1998 until the merger with OMX and the subsequent merger with Nasdaq. Prior to that, Jochumsen held roles at BG Bank, GiroBank A/S, and BRFkredit in Copenhagen. He also served as Chair to the European Federation of Exchanges from 2010 until 2013.