Mr. Bergström holds the position of the Director of New Markets at NASDAQ OMX, leading company’s initiatives aimed at identifying and acting upon growth opportunities from Eastern Europe and Central Asia. One of the projects he led was the acquisition by NASDAQ OMX of stock exchanges and central depositories in the Baltic countries followed by their integration and creation of joint Baltic market and joint offering.
After more than a decade’s experience in the industry, in 1991, Mr. Bergström started his career in the financial sector as the Deputy CEO of the Finnish Central Securities Depository, which later merged with the Helsinki Stock Exchange. In 2001 he joined HEX as Head of Issuer Information Services, a unit responsible for providing information and services to listed companies based on depository, registry and stock data. In 2003, after HEX merged with Swedish OM AB, Mr. Bergström was appointed as the Director of New Markets, the position he holds now at NASDAQ OMX.