The Nasdaq OMX Group has appointed Adena Friedman, a 16-year veteran of Nasdaq OMX, as chief financial officer (CFO). Friedman was promoted to CFO in February in conjunction with former CFO David Warren’s decision to step down from the role. Friedman was previously executive vice president of corporate strategy and global data products.
Friedman will retain her role as head of corporate strategy. She joined Nasdaq in 1993 and served in several roles prior to her current role, including as senior vice president and executive vice president of Nasdaq data products.
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