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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Henri Bergström, NASDAQ OMX

Chairman

Mr. Bergström served as NASDAQ OMX Armenia Chairman of the 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 NASDAQ OMX Armenia Chairman of the 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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Thies Peter Clementz, HSBC Bank Armenia cjsc

Board member

Mr. Clemenz served as NASDAQ OMX Armenia Board Member until March 17, 2017.

Mr. Clemenz is Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Bank Armenia cjsc appointed on 23 August 2012 and registered to that position by the RA Central Bank on 29 August 2012.

Mr. Clemenz started out his career at Deutsche Bank AG as a member of the Global Controlling Asset Management team in 1998. After holding various asset management functions at Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Paris and London, Thies Clemenz was appointed as COO and Managing Director of HSBC Global Assets Management (Germany) GmbH in 2005.

Mr. Clemenz served as NASDAQ OMX Armenia Board Member until March 17, 2017.

Mr. Clemenz is Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Bank Armenia cjsc appointed on 23 August 2012 and registered to that position by the RA Central Bank on 29 August 2012.

Mr. Clemenz started out his career at Deutsche Bank AG as a member of the Global Controlling Asset Management team in 1998. After holding various asset management functions at Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Paris and London, Thies Clemenz was appointed as COO and Managing Director of HSBC Global Assets Management (Germany) GmbH in 2005. In August 2010 he had moved to Luxembourg as CEO and Deputy Country Head of HSBC Trinkaus Investment Managers SA.

Mr. Clemenz graduated University of St. Gallen (HSG) with a degree in business management.

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Gagik Arzumanyan, Armenian Copper Program cjsc

Board member

Gagik Arzumanyan served as NASDAQ OMX Armenia Board Member until July 19, 2016.

Gagik Arzumanyan is the Executive Director of Armenian Copper Programme cjsc, a private Armenian company engaged in metallic mineral exploration, development and production. Mr. Arzumanyan joined the company in 2002 as Chief Financial Officer, before being appointed as CEO a year later. He is also Vice President of Vallex Group of companies, which ACP forms part of.

Gagik Arzumanyan served as NASDAQ OMX Armenia Board Member until July 19, 2016.

Gagik Arzumanyan is the Executive Director of Armenian Copper Programme cjsc, a private Armenian company engaged in metallic mineral exploration, development and production. Mr. Arzumanyan joined the company in 2002 as Chief Financial Officer, before being appointed as CEO a year later. He is also Vice President of Vallex Group of companies, which ACP forms part of.

Mr. Arzumanyan serves as Member of the Presidium of the largest business association in Armenia - Union of Manufacturers and Businessmen (Employers). He is also a member of high-level Business Support Council chaired by the Prime Minister of Armenia. Prior to joining ACP, Mr. Arzumanyan worked with the Government of Armenia, serving at various high-level positions. As the Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy, Mr. Arzumanyan was coordinating tax and customs policy, macroeconomic analysis and forecasting, international financial cooperation.

Mr. Arzumanyan has graduated from Yerevan State Economic University. Upon completion of post-graduate studies at the Institute of Economic Research, he has also earned a Doctor of Economics degree

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Indars Aščuks

Board member

Indars Aščuks served as NASDAQ OMX Armenia Board Member from January 22, 2013 to May 20, 2015.

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

Indars Aščuks served as NASDAQ OMX Armenia Board Member from January 22, 2013 to 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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Current members of the Supervisory Board
Updated as of: 19.07.2017