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BGC President Lynn to transition to Vice Chairman role

17th August 2020 - Author: Luke Gallin

Global brokerage and financial technology firm, BGC Partners, Inc., has revealed that Shaun Lynn is set to transition from his role as President to become Vice Chairman of the company, effective October 1st, 2020.

BGC PARTNERSIn his new role, Lynn will continue to work for the firm on matters including both strategy and corporate development.

During his time with the firm, Lynn appointed and developed a team including Sean Windeatt, Chief Operating Officer (COO); Steve Bisgay, Chief Financial Officer (CFO); Jean-Pierre AubinAnthony Warner, and Julian Swain, Co-Heads of Global Brokerage.

This team, alongside Howard Lutnick, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BGC, will continue to manage the day-to-day operations of the business.

Lutnick commented; “I want to thank Shaun for his incredible contributions as a founder and leader of BGC Partners. During his tenure, Shaun leveraged his expertise to help BGC grow dramatically and drive forward our many strategic initiatives.

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“Shaun has been a vital partner and builder of our management team. We are grateful for his contributions and leadership throughout his tenure including his stewardship throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and the invaluable role he played in Cantor Fitzgerald’s recovery after the events of September 11, 2001. I look forward to continuing to work with him on the strategic vision of the firm and to advance our business objectives in his new capacity as Vice Chairman.”

Lynn added: “I have been fortunate to be a part of BGC’s tremendous global growth since its inception, and I am proud to see how far the Company has come. It has been an honor working with such a talented management team for more than three decades.”

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