Hans-Ole Jochumsen is Vice Chairman of Nasdaq. In this role, he works closely with the senior management team and across all of Nasdaq to uncover opportunities, and deepen relationships with clients, regulators, and prospects.
Previously, Mr. Jochumsen served as President and Executive Vice President of Nasdaq’s Global Trading and Market Services business and was instrumental in overseeing the strategic acquisitions of Chi-X Canada, the International Securities Exchange (ISE) in 2016 and the successful launch of Nasdaq’s Energy Futures Market (NFX) in 2015. Under his direction, Nasdaq’s global trading and market services businesses have thrived, and continue to disrupt the market and challenge the status quo.
Prior to the merger between Nasdaq and OMX in 2008, Jochumsen served as President and member of the OMX executive team. Before OMX, Mr. Jochumsen served as President and CEO of Copenhagen Stock Exchange and FUTOP Clearing, spearheading the merger of the Copenhagen and Stockholm exchanges in 2005.
Throughout his career, Mr. Jochumsen has played an active role in shaping securities industry policy. He served as the Chairman of the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) from 2010 to 2013. From 1990 to 1998, Mr. Jochumsen served on the management board of some of the largest Danish financial institutions, including GiroBank and BG Bank.
Mr. Jochumsen is a graduate of Copenhagen University with a Master of Science (MSc), Economics.