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Nasdaq Names Ato Garrett as Investor Relations Officer

Nasdaq, Inc.
Nasdaq, Inc.

NEW YORK, March 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) today announced that Ato Garrett has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Investor Relations Officer, reporting to Ann Dennison, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In his role, Garrett will be responsible for Nasdaq’s global investor relations strategy and leading the company’s overall engagement with the investment community.

“Our investor relations team serves as a critical link to ensure our shareholders, analysts, and other stakeholders understand and embrace our strategic vision,” said Ann Dennison, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Nasdaq. “Ato’s extensive investor relations and equity research experience will help strengthen our ability to articulate our strategy as we seek to capitalize on the trends shaping the financial system to unlock new growth opportunities for our clients and shareholders. We are pleased to welcome him to Nasdaq.”

“I am excited to join Nasdaq at such an important stage in our strategic journey as we continue to deliver world-leading platforms that can improve the liquidity, transparency, and integrity of the global economy,” said Garrett. “From Nasdaq’s founding as a capital markets pioneer to the scaled financial technology provider we are today, I look forward to working closely with the leadership team to communicate Nasdaq’s strong competitive position to the investment community.”


Garrett joins Nasdaq from Veeva Systems, a provider of cloud software to the life sciences industry, where he served as Senior Director and Head of Investor Relations. Prior to Veeva, Garrett spent a decade as a sell-side analyst at Guggenheim Securities and Deutsche Bank, where he covered software and business services companies. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

About Nasdaq

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a global technology company serving the capital markets and other industries. Our diverse offering of data, analytics, software and services enables clients to optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. To learn more about the company, technology solutions and career opportunities, visit us on LinkedIn, on Twitter @Nasdaq, or at

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements:

Information set forth in this communication contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Nasdaq cautions readers that any forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and that actual results could differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking information. Forward-looking statements can be identified by words such "will," "can" and other words and terms of similar meaning. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements related to the appointment of Ato Garrett as Senior Vice President and Investor Relations Officer and Nasdaq’s business strategy and operations. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond Nasdaq’s control. These risks and uncertainties are detailed in Nasdaq’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual reports on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q which are available on Nasdaq’s investor relations website at and the SEC’s website at Nasdaq undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Nasdaq Media Relations Contacts:

Will Briganti

Nick Eghtessad

Nasdaq Investor Relations Contact:

Neil Stratton, CFA