Nasdaq energy exchange to get new CEO

Sales head Rick Beaman to take over upstart US futures exchange

Rick Beaman, Nasdaq Futures

Nasdaq's new energy futures exchange is set to undergo a leadership reshuffle, less than a year after it was launched in a bid to grab market share from Chicago-based CME Group and Atlanta-based Ice, has learned.

Rick Beaman, who is currently head of sales for Nasdaq Futures – known as NFX – will succeed Magnus Haglind as chief executive officer (CEO) on July 1, while Haglind will step into a new role as chief operating officer and deputy head of Nasdaq Global Commodities, the company c