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Nasdaq announces new leadership for Fixed Income and Post-trade in the Nordics and Baltics

First Published 16th February 2017

Fredrik Ekström takes responsibility for Nordic Fixed Income and Nasdaq Clearing, Julia Haglind new President of Nasdaq Clearing, Arminta Saladziene new Head of Securities Services and Chairman of Broker Services' Board of Directors.

Fredrik Ekström, Nasdaq

Fredrik Ekström, Nasdaq

Stockholm - Nasdaq has announced changes in the leadership within its Nordic and Baltic Fixed Income and Post-trade offerings.

Fredrik Ekström, currently VP and president of Nasdaq Clearing, will assume the responsibility for Nasdaq Nordic Fixed Income and Nasdaq Clearing. Fredrik has also been suggested for the position as new Chairman of the Board of Directors for Nasdaq Clearing (pending regulatory approval). His current position will be taken over by Julia Haglind, currently AVP and COO of Nasdaq Clearing.

Fredrik Ekström said: "A big part of our success has been the tremendous team we have on the ground, and I am certain that I will be able to leverage my experience and knowledge from Nasdaq Clearing to further strengthen our Nordic Fixed Income business."

Arminta Saladziene, currently VP and Head of Nasdaq Baltics will assume responsibility of Nasdaq Securities Services. Arminta has also been suggested for the position as new Chairman of the Board of Directors for Nasdaq Broker Services (pending regulatory approval). In her new role, Arminta will oversee the regulated businesses that provide post-trade services to Nordic and Baltic clients and exchange services to Icelandic and Baltic clients. Indars Aščuks takes over as Head of Nasdaq Baltic Market.

Johan Rudén, the current Head of Global Post Trade Services and Nordic Fixed Income, has resigned to pursue a new opportunity outside Nasdaq, starting May 1, 2017.

The announced changes will come into effect immediately.