The Supervisory Board of NASDAQ OMX Armenia is appointed by the general meeting of the company’s shareholders and comprises four members and the Chairman. The Supervisory Board approves general strategies and policies of the company, including the stock exchange rules, except the issues that, according to the legislation in force, fall under the exclusive authority of the general meeting of shareholders.

Henri Bergström, NASDAQ OMX

Chairman

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.

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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Seyran Sargsyan, Union of Banks of Armenia

Board member

Mr. Sargsyan is CEO of Union of Banks of Armenia, appointed in March, 2011.

Mr. Sargsyan started his career in 1996, holding various positions in companies of Armenian and USA financial sector. Since 2006 he has been working as CEO and Vice-Chairman in Union of Banks of Armenia

Mr. Sargsyan is CEO of Union of Banks of Armenia, appointed in March, 2011.

Mr. Sargsyan started his career in 1996, holding various positions in companies of Armenian and USA financial sector. Since 2006 he has been working as CEO and Vice-Chairman in Union of Banks of Armenia

Mr. Sargsyan graduated from Yerevan State University, Faculty of Applied Mathematics, holds PhD degree from Armenian National Academy of Sciences and Masters degree in Mathematics and Economics from Iowa State University, USA.

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Hayk Yeganyan, Central Bank of Armenia

Board member

Mr. Yeganyan holds the position of Advisor to the Governor of the Central Bank of Armenia since 2013.Mr. Yeganyan started his career in 2006, as Head of Securities and markets department of Gazprom Armenia. From 2010-2013 Mr. Yeganyan carried out his working activities in London, firstly acting as Private Banking professional and after holding the position of consultant of Central Bank of Armenia in UK in pension reform business relationship development with global asset managers.

Mr. Yeganyan holds the position of Advisor to the Governor of the Central Bank of Armenia since 2013.Mr. Yeganyan started his career in 2006, as Head of Securities and markets department of Gazprom Armenia. From 2010-2013 Mr. Yeganyan carried out his working activities in London, firstly acting as Private Banking professional and after holding the position of consultant of Central Bank of Armenia in UK in pension reform business relationship development with global asset managers.

Mr. Yeganyan has graduated from High School - Melkonian Educational Institute in Cyprus. Upon completion of undergraduate studies in Financial Economics at the University of Leicester (UK), Mr. Yeganyan earned MSc degree in Management in one of world-leading universities - Imperial College London.

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Paul Graham Edgar, HSBC Bank Armenia

Board member

Mr. Edgar was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of "HSBC Bank Armenia" cjsc from 1 July 2016. Mr Edgar has held various managerial positions in HSBC Group member companies and has a wealth of international banking experience.

Mr. Edgar was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of "HSBC Bank Armenia" cjsc from 1 July 2016. Mr Edgar has held various managerial positions in HSBC Group member companies and has a wealth of international banking experience.

He was the segment head of Commercial Banking in Australia and Hong Kong and Regional Head of Transaction Banking in the Middle East. Further assignments included roles in Japan, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and London.

Mr. Edgar graduated from Edinburgh, Napier and Manchester universities located in the United Kingdom. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. 

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Updated as of: 20.04.2017