NASDAQ OMX Appoints Nelson Griggs as Senior Vice President and Head of Asia Pacific for the Global Corporate Client Group
by NASDAQ OMX 23 Dec 11:55
NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) appointed Nelson Griggs as Senior Vice President and Head of Asia Pacific for the Global Corporate Client Group. Mr. Griggs will head Asia Pacific listing efforts for NASDAQ OMX effective immediately. He will be based in Hong Kong and he will report to Bruce Aust, Executive Vice President of Global Corporate Client Group.
“Nelson’s high-energy, focus and ability to attract and ultimately win clients make him an ideal candidate to head up this important region for NASDAQ OMX where we are especially focused on the growing IPO market in China,” said Bruce Aust, Executive President of NASDAQ OMX.
Nelson has been with NASDAQ OMX for over 10 years. Throughout his tenure he has played a crucial role in managing efforts to deliver the benefits of the exchange’s superior market structure and value-added services to prospective listed companies. Most recently, he was Vice President of New Listings in the Global Corporate Client Group where he led the team responsible for many of the high-profile company switches to NASDAQ from the NYSE, representing over $330 billion in market capitalization. Mr. Griggs also led the team in Canada supporting existing companies, new listings and product sales. Previously, he was a Managing Director in NASDAQ’s Global Corporate Client Group and he worked for Fidelity Investments. Nelson graduated from Denison University in Granville, Ohio.