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Shawn McLoughlin appointed CEO of BGC Financial, Americas

First Published 25th September 2017

New York - BGC Partners has announced that Shawn McLoughlin is being appointed CEO of BGC Financial for the Americas region, effective immediately. McLoughlin brings to the role more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry.

"Shawn will work to define business strategy for new products and drive revenue growth in the North American market," commented Shaun Lynn, President of BGC Partners.

"Our longstanding Americas CEO Lou Scotto, who has played an instrumental role in the development of our US business since 2011, will stay on to oversee special projects including our new FENICS UST product."