Bjørn Sibbern is President of European Markets. In his role, Bjørn is responsible for managing trading, clearing, settlement and data businesses in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and the three Baltic countries.
Before leading Nasdaq's markets across the Nordic and Baltic region, Bjørn was Executive Vice President for our Global Information Services (GIS) business, setting the strategy and overseeing the company’s Index and Data Products businesses which provide solutions, intelligence and insight to the global capital markets.
Previously, Bjørn was SVP and Head of Nasdaq’s Global Commodities business where he drove operational effectiveness and efficiency to grow the offering into a profitable and expanding business. He initiated and oversaw our investment and successful launch of Nasdaq’s Futures Exchange (NFX). He also served as President of the Nasdaq Copenhagen Exchange A/S.
He brings experience from both sides of the transaction business, having held leading positions at Nordic broker firms and covered diverse leading positions at the Nordic exchanges. Bjørn has also headed the Nordic Cash Equities and Derivatives Markets at Nasdaq, and from 2006 to 2008 he was Director of E*TRADE Bank A/S. He was responsible for all listed companies, ETFs and Funds listed at OMX in Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Before joining OMX, he was Head of Trading at Stocknet Norway and E*TRADE Bank Denmark.
While President of the Nasdaq Copenhagen exchange, Bjørn also served on the board of the Committee for Corporate Governance under the Danish Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs.
Bjørn holds an Executive Master of Business Administration, a Diploma in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Economics & Business Administration and Law from Copenhagen Business School.