Konstantin Saroyan, NASDAQ OMX Armenia

Board member

14.06.1978

Mr. Saroyan served as Central Depository of Armenia Board member until June 30, 2017.

Konstantin Saroyan has been the Chief Executive Officer of "NASDAQ OMX Armenia" ojsc since 2011. He started his career in 1999, heading marketing, HR, strategic planning, business development in a number of Armenian banks, as well as clearing and settlement department of Central Depository of Armenia.

Mr. Saroyan served as Central Depository of Armenia Board member until June 30, 2017.

Konstantin Saroyan has been the Chief Executive Officer of "NASDAQ OMX Armenia" ojsc since 2011. He started his career in 1999, heading marketing, HR, strategic planning, business development in a number of Armenian banks, as well as clearing and settlement department of Central Depository of Armenia.

In 2004-2011 Mr. Saroyan acted as Head of Internal Audit, and afterwards as Member of Management Board in "Armswissbank" cjsc and later in 2011 joined NASDAQ OMX Armenia as Chief Executive Officer, leading the company's strategic and operational management and implementing a range of innovations, related to modernization of Armenian securities market infrastructure.

Meanwhile, Mr. Saroyan is involved in senior management of various local and international associations. He is an executive board member of the Federation of Euro-Asian stock exchanges, executive board member and Head of Technological committee at the International Association of CIS Exchanges and a board member at the Fund for Rural Economic Development in Armenia (FREDA).    

Mr. Saroyan attended to various seminars and trainings, both local and abroad, participated in Working groups of USAID, UNDP and other international organizations as an expert of capital market development and Corporate Governance Development Working group by OECD.

Mr. Saroyan holds PhD in Economics and is currently teaching in French University of Armenia Foundation.

 

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Henri Bergström, NASDAQ OMX

Chairman

23.08.1957

Mr. Bergström served as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board until June 15, 2017.

In his position of the Director of New Markets at NASDAQ OMX, Henri Bergström spearheads the company’s initiatives aimed at identifying and acting upon growth opportunities from Eastern Europe and Central Asia. One of the projects he led recently 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.

Mr. Bergström served as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board until June 15, 2017.

In his position of the Director of New Markets at NASDAQ OMX, Henri Bergström spearheads the company’s initiatives aimed at identifying and acting upon growth opportunities from Eastern Europe and Central Asia. One of the projects he led recently 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 (Nokia, TT-Innovation), 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 (HEX). In 2001 he joined HEX in the capacity of the 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.

Mr. Bergström received his MBA degree from Helsinki Business School.

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Indars Aščuks , NASDAQ OMX

Board member

25.06.1980

Mr. Aščuks served as Central Depository of Armenia  Board Member until May 20, 2015.

Mr. Aščuks is Head of Baltic Markets Development at NASDAQ OMX.

Mr. Indars Aščuks joined NASDAQ OMX Riga (former Riga Stock Exchange) in 2001 as Strategic Projects Manager and since then has held various positions, heading the Market Services department and participating to Management Boards of the Riga Stock Exchange and Latvian Central Securities Depository. Mr. Aščuks also holds the position of Deputy Chairman of Management Board at NASDAQ OMX Riga and since November, 2011, is also the Chairman of the Management Board at the Latvian Central Securities Depository.

Mr. Aščuks served as Central Depository of Armenia  Board Member until May 20, 2015.

Mr. Aščuks is Head of Baltic Markets Development at NASDAQ OMX.

Mr. Indars Aščuks joined NASDAQ OMX Riga (former Riga Stock Exchange) in 2001 as Strategic Projects Manager and since then has held various positions, heading the Market Services department and participating to Management Boards of the Riga Stock Exchange and Latvian Central Securities Depository. Mr. Aščuks also holds the position of Deputy Chairman of Management Board at NASDAQ OMX Riga and since November, 2011, is also the Chairman of the Management Board at the Latvian Central Securities Depository.

Mr. Aščuks has graduated from Stockholm School of Economy in Riga and holds the Master degree from Latvian University.

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Andrus Alber

Board member

Andrus Alber served as Central Depository of Armenia Board Member from July 14, 2010 to January 22, 2013.

Andrus Alber joined NASDAQ OMX in February 2007, and has since held the position of the Chairman of the Management Board of NASDAQ OMX Tallinn. He is also Chairman of the Supervisory Council of the Estonian Central Securities Depository.

Andrus Alber served as Central Depository of Armenia Board Member from July 14, 2010 to January 22, 2013.

Andrus Alber joined NASDAQ OMX in February 2007, and has since held the position of the Chairman of the Management Board of NASDAQ OMX Tallinn. He is also Chairman of the Supervisory Council of the Estonian Central Securities Depository.

Mr. Alber has graduated from Tallinn University of Technology and has a masters degree from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in USA. Most of his work experience is related to the central bank where his last position was adviser to the Governor. Mr. Alber has also worked at the European Commission, the IMF and was the economic adviser to President of the Republic of Estonia.

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Henrik Elfving

Board member

Henrik Elfving served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board from 3 August 2009  to 20 February 2011

Henrik Elfving was the Vice President and Head of Baltic and Armenian Markets at NASDAQ OMX. After more than 20 years in the industry (Nokia, Otaniemi Science Park, Fiskars), in 1998, Mr. Elfving joined former Helsinki Stock Exchange (HEX) serving as a Vice President and then Senior Vice President. For nearly five years starting 2003, when the combination between Swedish OM AB and HEX occurred, he led the Corporate Planning function on group level, while also being involved in M&A and integration tasks. After the combination between NASDAQ and OMX Mr. Elfving was appointed to head the Baltic markets and – since March 2009 – also the Armenian market, within NASDAQ OMX’ Transaction Services Nordic.

Henrik Elfving served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board from 3 August 2009  to 20 February 2011

Henrik Elfving was the Vice President and Head of Baltic and Armenian Markets at NASDAQ OMX. After more than 20 years in the industry (Nokia, Otaniemi Science Park, Fiskars), in 1998, Mr. Elfving joined former Helsinki Stock Exchange (HEX) serving as a Vice President and then Senior Vice President. For nearly five years starting 2003, when the combination between Swedish OM AB and HEX occurred, he led the Corporate Planning function on group level, while also being involved in M&A and integration tasks. After the combination between NASDAQ and OMX Mr. Elfving was appointed to head the Baltic markets and – since March 2009 – also the Armenian market, within NASDAQ OMX’ Transaction Services Nordic.

Mr. Elfving holds an MBA in International Business from Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration (part of studies at Columbia University, New York) and an MSc in Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology, department of Industrial Engineering and Management.

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Current members of the Supervisory Board
Updated as of: 27.09.2017