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Axel Lomholt

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As General Manager of STOXX, Axel Lomholt is responsible for the STOXX and DAX index portfolio.

Prior to joining STOXX in November 2021, Axel served as Head of Product and Program Management for Asia at Vanguard, where he led several large-scale business initiatives across the region. Earlier at Vanguard, he served as Interim Chief Executive Officer, Asia.

Prior to joining Vanguard’s Asia business, Lomholt served in two global roles; namely, Head of Product for International and then Head of ETFs for Vanguard outside of the US. Prior to Vanguard, Axel spent three years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), followed by three with BlackRock, which acquired BGI in 2010, holding key leadership roles in the iShares business in EMEA and APAC. Before that, Lomholt served in portfolio management leadership roles with Gulf International Bank Ltd. and HSBC Global Asset Management.

Axel holds a BSc in Finance from Bayes Business School, an MSc in Finance from Reading University, and completed the Global Leadership Executive Programme at Harvard Business School.