Mark Alderman Appointed To NASDAQ OMX Futures Exchange Board Of Directors

PHILADELPHIA – July 11, 2011 - Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies Co-Chairman Mark Alderman has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the NASDAQ OMX Futures Exchange, Inc. (NFX). A wholly-owned subsidiary of The Nasdaq OMX Group, NFX offers trading of USD Interest Rate Swap Futures and World Currency Futures. The Board of Directors is comprised of nine additional members.

Alderman counsels clients on government relations issues, drawing upon his many years of experience within the Democratic Party and service in public positions. He is or has been a member of the Democratic National Committee National Finance Committee (Pennsylvania chair), the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition Team; the Presidential Inaugural Committee; the Obama for America National Finance Committee; The United States Attorney Nominating Commission; the Kerry for President National Finance Committee (co-chair); the Advisory Board of Philadelphia International Airport (Chair); the Restructuring Government Task Force of Mayor John F. Street Transition Team (co-chair); Governor Edward G. Rendell’s Retirement Systems Transition Committee; and Philadelphia 21st Century Review Forum’s Right- Sizing Government Committee.



The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,500 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX first North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook ( and Twitter ( 


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