Stockholm, December 22, 2011 - The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced the appointment of Arminta Saladžienė as Head of the NASDAQ OMX Baltic Market, effective from January 1, 2012. NASDAQ OMX Baltic market consists of the stock exchanges in Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius.
"NASDAQ OMX will continue the consolidation in the Baltic Market amidst global economic uncertainty. NASDAQ OMX offers Baltic and CEE companies a trustworthy market place to raise capital for the ideas of tomorrow," says Arminta Saladžienė.
Arminta Saladziene will hold the current position as the President and Chairman of the Management Board of NASDAQ OMX Vilnius. She is also a member of the Baltic Management Team and director at the Board of the Central Securities Depository of Lithuania. Arminta, having worked in various capacities at the stock exchange, has 15 years of experience in the capital markets. Arminta holds Executive MBA from the Baltic Management Institute and Masters in International Business from the International Business School of the Vilnius University.
NASDAQ OMX Baltic is part of the NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., the world's largest exchange company. NASDAQ OMX Baltic's securities market aims to provide a one-stop-shop for trading and settlement in the Baltic region, thereby making the region more accessible and attractive to foreign and local investors, as well as listed companies. The market - comprising the three Baltic exchanges, the central securities depositories of Estonia and Latvia, and a network of local and international members - offers a comprehensive, efficient and secure marketplace regulated to global standards for companies to raise capital and for investors to transact and settle financial products seamlessly between the three countries.