Nasdaq adds Bloomberg's Allan Schoenberg in global comms role

Schoenberg is working to position the company as a thought leader and develop its relationships with the press. He is reporting to CMO Jeremy Skule.

NEW YORK: Nasdaq has hired Bloomberg’s Allan Schoenberg as its VP of global communications.

Schoenberg’s responsibilities include positioning Nasdaq as a thought leader, developing relationships with the press that raise the company’s profile, and creating strategies that support company initiatives.

He is reporting directly to Jeremy Skule, CMO and SVP at the company, and is leading a team of several employees. Schoenberg joined the company midway through last month. He declined to comment on his new role.

"I lead a team that works with a broad range of stakeholders, including management, employees, vendors, and financial media to promote the company's brand and reputation to customers, the public, government, and regulatory authorities, and shareholders," he wrote on his LinkedIn profile.

Bloomberg is looking to fill the vacancy Schoenberg left as the global head of communications for Bloomberg Professional Service. He was responsible for media relations, thought leadership, and issues management, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Schoenberg was global head of communications for Bloomberg Professional Service for a year and six months, and he previously spent more than a decade in the Chicago and London offices of CME Group, a company that owns derivative exchanges. He also had a short stint as VP of corporate PR and communications at TIAA-CREF.

Since February Nasdaq has acquired International Securities Exchange, Chi-X Canada, Marketwired, and Boardvantage.

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