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Tom Bendixen Joins Cinnober As General Counsel

Date 01/09/2016

Tom Bendixen has been appointed as General Counsel for Cinnober, the leading independent and award-winning provider of exchange and clearing technology.

Bendixen, who has 30 years of experience from the exchange industry, joins Cinnober from his previous position at Eurex/Deutsche Börse, where he has been responsible for exchange cooperations. His duties at the German exchange group have included representation in working committees of World Federation of Exchanges, as well as board assignment at the British GMEX Group. On Deutsche Börse’s request he will for an interim period continue his duty as their representative on the board of directors at the Indian BSE (formerly known as Bombay Stock Exchange).

“Tom brings vast experience and great competence, bolstering Cinnober and its already strong customer relations,” says Veronica Augustsson, CEO of Cinnober. “Being in the same industry, we’ve known each other for years and this recruitment is another important brick in our expansion plans. I’m very happy that we have been able to bring Tom on board, enabling us to incorporate his integrity, broad connections and business sense with the fantastic opportunities our technology offers.”

Bendixen’s prior positions include ISE Inc. in New York between 2003 and 2009, where he was Corporate Initiatives Officer from 2006, OMX Transaction NA, where he was CEO between 2000 and 2002, and Swedgiro AB, where he was CEO between 1995 and 2000. During the period 1986- 1995, he was corporate legal counsel at OMX AB in Stockholm.

Tom Bendixen holds a Masters (LLM) degree in Law and Economics from the University of Stockholm and has also completed the Insead International Executive Program in 2000. He will report directly to CEO Veronica Augustsson and will be stationed at Cinnober’s offices in London. 

Cinnober is a world-leading independent supplier of financial technology to marketplaces and clearinghouses. Customers include major exchanges with extreme demands on reliability and performance, such as the Australian Securities Exchange, BM&FBOVESPA, Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange, Euronext, Japan Exchange Group, Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the London Metal Exchange, LME Clear, NYSE and the Stock Exchange of Thailand.