BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) has just announced that effective April 4, 2016, Steve McMurray became its Chief Financial Officer.
Mr McMurray, who joins BGC Partners from insurance provider Amlin, succeeds Graham Sadler, who announced his intention to retire from BGC in February 2015. In his new role, Mr McMurray will be in charge of BGC’s global accounting, controlling and treasury functions, including financial reporting and budgeting.
Mr. McMurray, an MA graduate of Cambridge University, has over 20 years of experience in top roles in the financial services sector. Prior to Amlin plc., he was Chief Financial Accountant at the Bank of England. He is a qualified member of the Association of Chartered Accountants, having commenced his career with PwC.
Mr. McMurray commented on his appointment,
‘BGC continues to demonstrate its leadership in the financial and commercial real estate industries through an effective corporate strategy that cultivates solid business growth globally and strong performance for its shareholders. I am excited to become a member of BGC’s talented team of professionals and look forward to partnering with them to realise even greater accomplishments in the future’.
For the full announcement from BGC Partners, click here.