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Nasdaq Inc (NDAQ.OQ)

NDAQ.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Adena Friedman

47 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Hans-Ole Jochumsen

58 2017 President, Vice Chairman of the Board

Michael Ptasznik

49 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy

Bradley Peterson

57 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Edward Knight

66 2006 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Regulatory Officer

P.C. Nelson Griggs

46 2014 Executive Vice President, Listing Services

Lars Ottersgard

52 2014 Executive Vice President, Market Technology

Bjorn Sibbern

43 2016 Executive Vice President - Global Information Services Businesses

Stacie Swanstrom

47 2016 Executive Vice President - Corporate Solutions

Thomas Wittman

52 2014 Executive Vice President, Global Head - Equities

Ann Dennison

46 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Michael Splinter

66 2017 Lead Independent Director

John Rainey

46 2017 Director

Charlene Begley

50 2014 Independent Director

Steven Black

64 2011 Independent Director

Essa Kazim

58 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Kloet

58 2015 Independent Director

Lars Wedenborn

58 2008 Independent Director

Ed Ditmire

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Adena Friedman

Ms. Adena T. Friedman is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. She joined Nasdaq in 1993, and later served in a variety of leadership roles, including Head of Data Products, Head of Strategy, and Chief Financial Officer. In 2011, she joined The Carlyle Group where she served as Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director. In June 2014, Ms. Friedman rejoined Nasdaq as President responsible for Listing Services, Information Services, and Technology Solutions. In December 2015, Ms. Friedman was appointed to the additional role of Chief Operating Officer.

Hans-Ole Jochumsen

Mr. Hans-Ole Jochumsen is President, Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Jochumsen has served as Executive Vice President of Global Market Services since March 2014. He served as Executive Vice President of Global Market Services from March 2014 through May 2014 and Executive Vice President of Transaction Services Nordic from February 2008 through March 2014. Previously, Mr. Jochumsen was the President of Information Services & New Markets for OMX. Prior to that, he served as President and CEO of the Copenhagen Stock Exchange (now called Nasdaq Copenhagen A/S) and FUTOP Clearingcentralen Ltd. Prior to joining OMX in 1998, Mr. Jochumsen served as President and member of the Executive Management of BG Bank from 1996 to 1998 and as President and member of the Executive Management of Girobank from 1994 to 1996. From 1990 to 1994, he was a President and member of the Executive Management of BRFkredit.

Michael Ptasznik

Mr. Michael S. Ptasznik is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy of the Company. Mr. Ptasznik joins Nasdaq from TMX Group Limited where he served as Chief Financial Officer since 2002. Prior to his appointment as CFO, he held senior positions including Vice President, Finance & Administration and Director, Financial Planning & Analysis. During his tenure, Mr. Ptasznik was responsible for providing strategic and financial leadership through significant corporate and funding transactions, including the firm’s successful 2002 IPO, the transformational merger with the Montreal Exchange, and the $3.8 billion Maple transaction in 2012. Mr. Ptasznik graduated with honors from Wilfrid Laurier University, is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA CMA) and obtained his Chartered Director designation from McMaster University. Mr. Ptasznik has served on a number of boards, most recently as a member of the Accounting Standards Oversight Council and the Board of Directors of the Children’s Aid Society of York Region.

Bradley Peterson

Mr. Bradley J. Peterson is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Company., since February 2013. Previously, Mr. Peterson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Charles Schwab, Inc. since May 2008. Mr. Peterson was Chief Information Officer at eBay from April 2003 through May 2008. From July 2001 through March 2003, Mr. Peterson was the Managing Director and COO at Epoch Securities after its merger with Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. He also has held senior executive positions at Epoch Partners, Inc., Charles Schwab & Company and Pacific Bell Wireless (now part of AT&T).

Edward Knight

Mr. Edward S. Knight is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer of the Company. He has served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel since October 2000 and Chief Regulatory Officer since January 2006. Previously, Mr. Knight served as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of FINRA from July 1999 to October 2000. Prior to joining FINRA, Mr. Knight served as General Counsel of the U.S. Department of the Treasury from September 1994 to June 1999. Mr. Knight also serves as a director of Nasdaq Dubai.

P.C. Nelson Griggs

Mr. P.C. Nelson Griggs is Executive Vice President, Listing Services of the company. Previously, Mr. Griggs was Senior Vice President, New Listings from July 2012 through October 2014, Senior Vice President, Listings Asia Sales from April 2011 through June 2012 and Vice President, Listings from July 2007 through March 2011. Mr. Griggs joined Nasdaq in 2002 and has served in a variety of other roles within the Listing Services business. Prior to joining Nasdaq, Mr. Griggs worked at Fidelity Investments and a San Francisco-based start-up company.

Lars Ottersgard

Mr. Lars Ottersgard is Executive Vice President, Market Technology of the company. Previously, Mr. Ottersgard was Senior Vice President, Market Technology from 2008 to October 2014. Mr. Ottersgard joined OMX in 2006 as Global Head of Sales for the company’s commercial technology business. Prior to joining OMX, Mr. Ottersgard held various positions at IBM for twenty years, where he covered the Nordic and European markets, and was most recently a senior executive for strategic outsourcing for the distribution and communication industries.

Bjorn Sibbern

Mr. Bjorn Sibbern is Executive Vice President - Global Information Services Businesses of the Company. Sibbern will be responsible for leading the strategic direction of GIS while continuing to drive growth across Nasdaq's index and data businesses. He has been with Nasdaq for 12 years, most recently responsible for leading and growing Nasdaq's Global Commodities business, while also serving as President of the Nasdaq Copenhagen Exchange. Sibbern initiated Nasdaq's investment and managed the successful launch and first year operations of Nasdaq's Futures Exchange (NFX) in 2015. Prior, he managed the company's Nordic Cash Equities and Derivatives Markets.

Stacie Swanstrom

Ms. Stacie Swanstrom is Executive Vice President - Corporate Solutions of the Company. Swanstrom was appointed Senior Vice President to lead Nasdaq Corporate Solutions in June 2015 and has steered the business through several strategic initiatives this year including the launch of Nasdaq IR Insight ™ and the successful acquisitions of Marketwired and Boardvantage . These activities frame Nasdaq Corporate Solution's vision to build an integrated suite of market intelligence, workflow and collaboration solutions to support the investor relations, corporate communications and corporate governance functions at private and public companies. Swanstrom has more than 20 years of experience at Nasdaq and previously managed a successful portfolio of software and connectivity solutions for Nasdaq's Global Trading and Market Services business.

Thomas Wittman

Mr. Thomas A. Wittman is Executive Vice President, Global Head - Equities of the Company. Previously, Mr. Wittman was Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Equities and Derivatives from June 2013 through April 2014. Mr. Wittman also served as Senior Vice President of U.S. Options from March 2010 through June 2013. Mr. Wittman joined Nasdaq in 2008 after Nasdaq acquired The Philadelphia Stock Exchange, where Mr. Wittman began his exchange career in 1987 as a software developer.

Ann Dennison

Ms. Ann M. Dennison is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the Company. Prior to joining Nasdaq, Ms. Dennison was employed by Goldman Sachs for 19 years, where she was promoted to Managing Director in 2008. Ms. Dennison joined Goldman Sachs in 1996 from Price Waterhouse.

Michael Splinter

Mr. Michael R. Splinter is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Splinter has served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Applied Materials, Inc., a global leader in nanomanufacturing technology™ solutions for the electronics industry, since September 2013. At Applied Materials, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors from March 2009-September 2013, CEO from April 2003-September 2013 and President from April 2003-June 2012. An engineer and technologist, Mr. Splinter is a 40-year veteran of the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining Applied Materials, Mr. Splinter was an executive at Intel Corporation.

John Rainey

Mr. John D. Rainey serves as Director of the Company. John is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PayPal Holdings, Inc. In his role, John oversees financial stability and growth at PayPal, which includes leading PayPal's financial operations, regional finance teams and investor relations. Prior to his role at PayPal, John was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at United Continental Holdings, Inc.'s United Airlines. John was responsible for the company's financial operations and corporate strategy, and helped lead the merger of Continental Airlines and United Airlines. Over his eighteen-year career at Continental and United, John held several roles with increasing responsibility and helped lead the company to its most profitable era. John currently serves on the March of Dimes National Board of Trustees, is an inaugural member of the CNBC Global CFO Council and is a member of The Wall Street Journal CFO Council. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a Master's in Business Administration from Baylor University; he is a Certified Public Accountant.

Charlene Begley

Ms. Charlene T. Begley is Independent Director of the company. Ms. Begley served in various capacities for the General Electric Company, a diversified infrastructure and financial services company, from 1988-2013. Most recently, Ms. Begley served in a dual role as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, as well as President and CEO of GE’s Home and Business Solutions Office, from January 2010-December 2013. Previously, Ms. Begley served as President and CEO of GE’s Enterprise Solutions from 2007-2009. At GE, Ms. Begley served as President and CEO of GE Plastics and GE Transportation. She also led GE’s Corporate Audit staff and served as CFO for GE Transportation and GE Plastics Europe and India. Ms. Begley is a member of the WPP and Red Hat audit and nominating committees.

Steven Black

Mr. Steven D. Black is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Black has been Co-CEO of Bregal Investments, a private equity firm, since September 2012. He was the Vice Chairman of JP Morgan Chase & Co. from March 2010-February 2011 and a member of the firm’s Operating and Executive Committees. Prior to that position, Mr. Black was the Executive Chairman of JP Morgan Investment Bank from October 2009-March 2010. Mr. Black served as Co-CEO of JP Morgan Investment Bank from 2004-2009. Mr. Black was the Deputy Co-CEO of JP Morgan Investment Bank since 2003. He also served as head of JP Morgan Investment Bank’s Global Equities business since 2000 following a career at Citigroup and its predecessor firms.

Essa Kazim

Mr. Essa Abdul Fattah Kazim is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kazim has been Governor of the Dubai International Financial Center since January 2014. Since 2006, he has served as Chairman of Borse Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Financial Market. H.E. Kazim began his career as a Senior Analyst in the Research and Statistics Department of the UAE Central Bank in 1988, and then he moved to the Dubai Department of Economic Development as Director of Planning and Development in 1993. He was then appointed Director General of the Dubai Financial Market from 1999-2006. H.E. Kazim is a member of the Supreme Fiscal Committee of Dubai.

Thomas Kloet

Mr. Thomas A. Kloet is Independent Director of Company. Mr. Kloet was the first CEO and Executive Director of TMX Group Limited, the holding company of the Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Depository for Securities, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation and the BOX Options Exchange, from 2008-2014. Previously, he served as Senior Executive Vice President and COO of Fimat America’s from 2003-2008, overseeing all operating units of the U.S. broker-dealer of Société Générale. Mr. Kloet served as CEO of the Singapore Exchange from 2000-2002 and as senior vice president and chief administrative officer of ABN AMRO from 1997-2000. Mr. Kloet served as a Board member, treasurer and clearing chairman of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange from 1995-2000. He served as COO of Credit Agricole Futures, Inc. from 1990-1997, CFO of Index Futures Group from 1988-1990, Director of Internal Audit at Chicago Mercantile Exchange from 1985-1988 and Regulatory Staff Auditor at Chicago Mercantile Exchange from 1981-1982. Mr. Kloet is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Market Risk Advisory Committee and was inducted into the Futures Industry Association Hall of Fame in March 2015.

Lars Wedenborn

Mr. Lars R. Wedenborn is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Wedenborn was elected Chairman of the Nasdaq OMX Nordic Ltd. Board in October 2009. He is CEO of FAM AB, which is wholly owned by the Wallenberg Foundations. He started his career as an auditor. During 1991-2000, he was Deputy Managing Director and CFO at Alfred Berg, a Scandinavian investment bank. He served with Investor AB, a Swedish industrial holding company, as Executive Vice President and CFO from 2000-2007. Mr. Wedenborn was a member of the Board of OMX AB prior to its acquisition by Nasdaq.

Ed Ditmire