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Traders On The Move - December 2015

Adena Friedman Moves Up At Nasdaq



In a proposed reshuffle of management, Nasdaq has named Adena Friedman as chief operating officer in addition to her prior role as president. This announcement, made last week, hints that the 46-year old is poised to take over for Nasdaq CEO’s Robert Greifeld when he steps down in 2017.

This new position moves “her one step closer to the top job at the stock-market operator.

Friedman currently serves as Nasdaq president since she joined the exchange in June 2014. Prio to this, she served as chief financial officer of The Carlyle Group for three years and before that she worked at Nasdaq from 2000 to 2011 with the titles executive vice president of corporate strategy and data products and eventually CFO.

Greifeld joined Nasdaq as CEO in 2003 and his contract ends in 2017.


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