BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) today announced that Anthony Warner, former CEO of ICAP Singapore, will join BGC Brokers, London, as Senior Managing Director and General Manager.
Mr Warner will be reporting to BGC’s President, Shaun D. Lynn, and will be responsible for the oversight of corporate initiatives and strategic growth efforts in the UK, as well as other European and Middle East locations. Mr Warner’s appointment requires regulatory approval.
Before joining BGC as Senior Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Mr. Warner spent nearly 25 years of his career at ICAP plc (LON:IAP), most recently as CEO of ICAP Singapore. During his tenure, he held various roles with the firm in its London office, including a Director of Euro Swaps. He started his career at Standard Chartered in the FX markets in 1987.
BGC’s President Shaun D. Lynn said,
“Tony is a well-respected leader within our industry with a deep understanding of the factors influencing efficient trading, regulation and the development of high quality brokerage services worldwide. Having someone with Tony’s prominent background, market insight, and extensive network of contacts, spearheading our efforts is invaluable as BGC continues its strategy of growing across key voice, hybrid, and fully electronic markets”.
Mr. Warner commented,
‘BGC has an outstanding reputation for the strength of its trading platforms, innovative technology solutions and dedicated client services around the world. I am excited to partner with such a highly talented team of professionals to deliver BGC’s expertise, world-class products and industry leadership to our clients’.
To view the official announcement on the appointment, click here.