Hanweck Announces Addition of Nasdaq’s Jean-Jacques Louis to Board of Directors

NEW YORK, March 14, 2017 – Hanweck, a leading provider of real-time risk analytics on global derivatives markets, today announced that Jean-Jacques Louis, Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Nasdaq, has joined its Board of Directors. At Nasdaq, Mr. Louis is responsible for the strategic and financial analyses and execution of all corporate and business unit investments. Nasdaq is a strategic investor in Hanweck.

“I am pleased to welcome Jean-Jacques Louis to the Hanweck Board,” said Gerald A. Hanweck Jr., PhD, Founder and CEO of Hanweck. “His experience at Nasdaq, a leader in the listed markets and in financial technology, will add significant value to our firm. Moreover, we will benefit from Jean-Jacques’ deep knowledge and expertise in corporate structure and finance as we continue our rapid growth trajectory.”

Mr. Louis added, “I am thrilled to join the board of Hanweck to help support its growth plans alongside its distinguished directors. Jerry and his team’s deep expertise in real-time risk analytics are second to none. The marquee customer list and relationships they have built over time is quite impressive and bodes well for its future growth. Hanweck tools and solutions have become critical components to the infrastructure and workflow processes of their clients.”  

Mr. Louis has been a financial professional in the capital markets and investment banking industries since 1992. Prior to joining Nasdaq in 2004, he was an M&A banker with UBS Investment bank in its Financial Institutions Group. In this role, Mr. Louis provided counsel and executed a number of US and international transactions in the financial institutions, financial technology and broker-dealer industries. 

He began his career with Viel Tradition where he led the development of the short-term interest rate derivatives desk (interest rate swaps, forward rate agreements, swaptions, cap/floor). Viel Tradition is one of the largest interbank dealers in the world. Mr. Louis received a Master of Science in Management from the Reims School of Management in Reims, France and an MBA from Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business in Hanover, NH.