Nasdaq has appointed Janet Lewis as vice president, business development and Jeffrey Singer as regional vice president, Eastern region.
Based in New York, both Lewis and Singer will report directly to Bruce Aust, executive vice president of Nasdaq's corporate client group.
Lewis joins Nasdaq from Sungard Business Integration where she was managing director of the Americas region, responsible for sales initiatives, account management, client services and operations. Prior to this she was senior vice president and director of sales at Dovetail Systems.
In her new role, Lewis will be responsible for the business development of Nasdaq's key geographic divisions and worldwide. She will also be responsible for client relationship management.
Singer was formerly chief executive officer and president at 4R Systems, where he also served in several sales management positions. Prior to joining 4R Systems, he was chief operating officer and vice president of sales for Acorn Systems.
At Nasdaq, Singer will be responsible for driving new business as well as retaining the exchange's current client on the East Coast.
Commenting on the appointments, Aust says Nasdaq's strategy is to strengthen its position as the market of choice for Initial Public Offerings, while encouraging companies on other markets to transfer their listings to Nasdaq.
"The addition of a business development expert like Janet and a senior sales executive like Jeff on the Eastern Region allows us to identify new sales opportunities that will help us achieve our key mission," says Aust.