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NASDAQ OMX Names Borje Ekholm Chairman

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12/13/2012 6:49 PM ET

NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NDAQ: Quote) said Thursday that its Board of Directors has selected Börje Ekholm as Chairman.

Ekholm has served as Interim Chairman of NASDAQ OMX since May 25, 2012, following the retirement from the board of Chairman H. Furlong Baldwin.

Ekholm has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Investor AB, the Nordic-based industrial holding company, since 2005. He served eight years as head of its new investments business unit based in New York, and began his career as an analyst at the company. He has also served as President of Novare Kapital AB, a venture capital company, and worked at the consulting firm of McKinsey & Co.

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