Tuesday 11, July 2017 by Nabilah Annuar

ADX appoints Market Development Advisor

Henri Bergstrom, former Chairman of the Board of NASDAQ OMX Armenia Exchange has joined The Exchange as a Market Development Advisor.

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) announced that Henri Bergstrom has joined The Exchange as a Market Development Advisor.  He was previously the Chairman of the Board of NASDAQ OMX Armenia Exchange and CSD and Product Manager for Nasdaq Post Trade Solutions. Further he has been assigned as an advisor to deliver post trade strategies to a number of global exchanges and post trade institutions. 

Commenting on the appointment, ADX Chief Executive, Rashed Al Blooshi stated, “Bergstrom has more than 25 years of experience in financial and business sectors under his belt. He will become in a position at ADX to improve the strategic plan of the market – in accordance with ADX strategic goals to increase market cap and product range as well as attract and activate a wider range of investors ADX is committed to creating a business environment that is both competitive and flexible in the framework of enhancing the competitive environment for doing business and attracting investment into the Emirate.”

Henri Bergstrom (eMBA) started his career in 1979, after studying Information Technology in ICT College and economics in Aalto University in Finland. He has been in the financial industry since 1991 when he joined Finnish Clearing and Central Securities Depository as Head of Marketing and Sales. Henri left the FCSD as deputy CEO in 2000, when FCSD merged with Helsinki Stock Exchange. Helsinki stock exchange is now part of NASDAQ and FCSD is now part of Euroclear Group.

“We are excited to have Henri Bergstrom join our team. I am confident that the experience and efficiency he has will become an added value to ADX, which witnessed constant improvements during the past few years in its legislative and structural environments. We are looking forward to utilise his expertise in the money and finance industry as we push toward our vision of becoming the exchange of choice in the region,” added Al-Blooshi.

Features & Analyses