BGC Partners names Yann Le Gallais Managing Director, Head of Swiss offices


BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP), an international brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets, today announced the appointment of Yann Le Gallais as Managing Director and Head of BGC’s Swiss offices.

In his new role, Mr. Le Gallais is responsible for further developing BGC’s business by offering a variety of products and services to a broader client base of financial institutions in Switzerland. He reports to Jean Pierre Aubin, Executive Managing Director, Global Head of Listed Products and General Manager, Continental Europe.

Mr. Le Gallais has over 15 years of experience in sales, management, and strategic development in the financial industry. He joins BGC after 10 years at Exane Group, most recently as Managing Director of Exane Options. Prior to that, he held several senior level sales positions on the Equity Derivatives desks at JPMorgan Chase Bank and ICAP. He started his career as a Structured Products analyst at Societe Generale Asset Management.

Mr. Le Gallais holds a bachelor degree from SKEMA Business School and Master in Management from SKEMA/Ecole Centrale de Lille.

Jean Pierre Aubin, Executive Managing Director, Global Head of Listed Products and General Manager, Continental Europe, said:

“With an increasing number of asset managers and other buy-side firms establishing a larger presence in Switzerland, BGC is focused on growing our capability in this market so we can provide the highest level of service to clients in the area. We are pleased to have a high caliber professional with Mr. Le Gallais expertise working with a range of complex financial instruments and in-depth knowledge of the local market environment spearheading our efforts there”.

Mr. Le Gallais commented on his appointment:

“BGC Partners commitment to client service and being at the forefront of delivering innovative products to the market is widely recognized. I am excited to be joining the team in Switzerland and partnering with colleagues throughout the company to bring the benefits that BGC offers to a broader set of clients in this important local market.”

The announcement on the appointment can be viewed by clicking here.

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