People: BGC Partners Inc (BGCP.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Howard Lutnick

52 2008 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Shaun Lynn

51 2008 President

Anthony Sadler

57 2009 Chief Financial Officer

Sean Windeatt

40 2009 Chief Operating Officer

Stephen Merkel

55 2004 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Linda Bell

55 2013 Independent Director

Stephen Curwood

66 2009 Independent Director

John Dalton

72 2002 Independent Director

William Moran

72 2013 Independent Director

Albert Weis

87 2002 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Howard Lutnick

Mr. Howard W. Lutnick is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of BGC Partners, Inc. Mr. Lutnick is the Chairman of Board of Directors, a position in which he has served from June 1999 to the present. He served as Chief Executive Officer from June 1999 to April 1, 2008. He served as Co-Chief Executive Officer from April 1, 2008 until December 19, 2008, after which time he has again been serving as sole Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Lutnick was President from September 2001 to May 2004 and became President again from January 2007 to April 1, 2008. Mr. Lutnick joined Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. (“Cantor”) in 1983 and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cantor since 1992 and as Chairman since 1996. Mr. Lutnick’s company, CF Group Management, Inc., is the managing general partner of Cantor. Mr. Lutnick is Co-Chairman of the Board of Managers of Haverford College, a member of the Board of Directors of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation at Rockefeller University, the Executive Committee of the USS Intrepid Museum Foundation’s Board of Trustees, the Board of Directors of the Solomon Guggenheim Museum Foundation, the Board of Directors of the Horace Mann School, the Board of Directors of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, and the Board of Directors of the Partnership for New York City. In addition, Mr. Lutnick is Chairman of the supervisory board of the Electronic Liquidity Exchange, a fully electronic futures exchange.

Shaun Lynn

Mr. Shaun D. Lynn is President of BGC Partners, Inc. Previously, Mr. Lynn had been President of BGC Partners, L.P. since 2004 and served as Executive Managing Director of Cantor from 2002 to 2004. Mr. Lynn also served as Senior Managing Director of European Government Bonds and Managing Director of Fixed Income from 1999 to 2002. From 1989 to 1999, Mr. Lynn held various business management positions at Cantor and its affiliates. Prior to joining Cantor in 1989, Mr. Lynn served as a Desk Head for Fundamental Brokers International in 1989 and was Associate Director for Purcell Graham from 1983 to 1989. Mr. Lynn is on the supervisory board of the Electronic Liquidity Exchange.

Anthony Sadler

Mr. Anthony Graham Sadler is Chief Financial Officer of BGC Partners, Inc. Previously, Mr. Sadler had been the Chief Financial Officer for Europe and Asia for both BGC Partners and Cantor. From 1997 to 2008, Mr. Sadler held various positions in Bear Stearns, most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Bear Stearns-Europe from 2005 to 2008 and was a member of the European Executive Committee. Prior to that time, from 1983 to 1997, he was employed at Barclays Capital (and its predecessor de Zoete & Bevan) in a variety of finance positions, including two years as Director of Global Finance and two years as Divisional Director of the Markets Division. Mr. Sadler also trained with Peat Marwick Mitchell (now KPMG) in public accounting.

Sean Windeatt

Mr. Sean A. Windeatt is Chief Operating Officer of BGC Partners, Inc. Mr. Windeatt has been Executive Managing Director and Vice President of BGC Partners since 2007 and served as a Director of Cantor Fitzgerald International from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Windeatt also served as a Business Manager and member of the finance department of Cantor Fitzgerald International from 1997 to 2003.

Stephen Merkel

Mr. Stephen M. Merkel is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of BGC Partners, Inc. He has been Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since September 2001 and was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from June 1999 to September 2001. Mr. Merkel served as a director of Company from September 2001 until October 2004. Mr. Merkel has been Executive Managing Director, General Counsel and Secretary of Cantor since December 2000 and was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Cantor from May 1993 to December 2000. Prior to joining Cantor, Mr. Merkel was Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of Goldman Sachs & Co. from February 1990 to May 1993. From September 1985 to January 1990, Mr. Merkel was an associate with the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. Mr. Merkel is on the supervisory board of the Electronic Liquidity Exchange, and is a founding board member of the Wholesale Markets Brokers’ Association, Americas.

Linda Bell

Dr. Linda A. Bell has been appointed as an Independent Director of BGC Partners, Inc., effective July 30, 2013. Dr. Bell has served as the Provost and Dean of the Faculty at Barnard College, Columbia University since 2012, where she is also a Professor of Economics. Previous to joining Barnard, Dr. Bell was the Provost and John B. Hurford Professor of Economics at Haverford College from 2007 to 2012 and a member of the faculty since 1992. Prior to her tenure at Haverford, Dr. Bell held visiting faculty appointments at Stanford University, the University of California, San Diego, the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Administration at Princeton University, and the Stern School of Business Administration at New York University. Dr. Bell has also served as a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany since 2003 and as a senior consultant for the labor practice group of the National Economic Research Associates since 2006. In addition, she served on the Board of Directors and Regulatory Oversight Committee of ELX Futures, LLC from 2009 to July 2013. Previously, Dr. Bell was a senior economist in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and project faculty on a Danish Research Council funded initiative at the Aarhus Business School in Denmark. Dr. Bell has also served as a consultant to the World Bank and the US Department of Labor. In addition to her academic work and teaching, she has been active in the American Association of University Professors, first in the capacity as Chair of the Committee on Faculty Compensation, where she authored the Association’s Annual Faculty Compensation Report from 1997-2001, and as a National Council Representative from 2003-2006. Dr. Bell received a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a University Scholar.

Stephen Curwood

Mr. Stephen T. Curwood is an Independent Director of BGC Partners, Inc. Mr. Curwood has been President of the World Media Foundation, Inc., a non-profit media production company, since 1992 and Senior Managing Director of SENCAP LLC, a New York and New Hampshire-based investment group, since 2005. Mr. Curwood has been a principal of Mamawood Pty Ltd., a media holding company based in Johannesburg, with investments in South Africa, since 2005. Mr. Curwood was a member of the Board of Managers of Haverford College from 2011 to 2012, and served on the Investment Committee and as a chair of the Committee on Social Investment Responsibility. From 1996 to 2003, Mr. Curwood was a lecturer in Environmental Science and Public Policy at Harvard University. Mr. Curwood was a trustee of Pax World Funds, from 2007 until 2009.

John Dalton

Mr. John H. Dalton is an Independent Director of BGC Partners, Inc. In January 2005, Mr. Dalton became the President of the Housing Policy Council of the Financial Services Roundtable, a trade association composed of financial services companies. Mr. Dalton was President of IPG Photonics Corp., a company that designs, develops and manufactures a range of advanced amplifiers and lasers for the telecom and industrial markets, from September 2000 to December 2004. Mr. Dalton served as Secretary of the United States Navy from July 1993 to November 1998. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Washington FirstBank, and Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc., a producer and marketer of fresh produce.

William Moran

Mr. William J. Moran is an Independent Director of BGC Partners, Inc. Mr. Moran retired from JPMorgan Chase & Co. in June 2005, after serving as its Executive Vice President since 1997 and General Auditor since 1992. He served as a director of eSpeed, Inc., the Company’s predecessor, from December 1999 to November 2005. Mr. Moran also served as a director of Sovereign Bancorp, Inc. from 2006 until it was acquired by Banco Santander, S.A. in 2009. He served on the Board of Directors of ELX Futures, L.P from 2009 until June 2013. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the School of Management of Marist College, and on the Board of Directors of The College of Technology. He also previously served as a director of Lighthouse International. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts and the New York Society of Certified Public Accountants, and was a member of the Bank Administration Institute and the Institute of Internal Auditors. He was a member of The Citizens Crime Commission of New York City and served on the Audit Committee of the New York Clearing Housing Association. Mr. Moran is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Bank Auditor. Mr. Moran was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Marist College in 1963 and a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University in 1966. He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University.

Albert Weis

Mr. Albert M. Weis is an Independent Director of BGC Partners, Inc. Mr. Weis has been President of A.M. Weis & Co., Inc., a money management company, since 1976. Mr. Weis was Chairman of the New York Cotton Exchange from 1997 to 1998, 1981 to 1983 and 1977 to 1978. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Weis was Chairman of the New York Board of Trade. From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Weis was a director and chairman of the Audit Committee of Synetic Inc., a company that designs and manufactures data storage products, and, from 1999 to 2001, he was a director and chairman of the Audit Committee of Medical Manager Corporation (successor to Synetic Inc.).

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Howard Lutnick

11,000,000

Shaun Lynn

7,000,000

Anthony Sadler

1,169,630

Sean Windeatt

1,616,490

Stephen Merkel

2,250,000

Linda Bell

--

Stephen Curwood

--

John Dalton

--

William Moran

--

Albert Weis

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Howard Lutnick

10,000,000 12,431,250

Shaun Lynn

42,188 120,998

Anthony Sadler

0 0

Sean Windeatt

0 0

Stephen Merkel

870,000 1,056,080

Linda Bell

0 0

Stephen Curwood

0 0

John Dalton

0 0

William Moran

0 0

Albert Weis

0 0
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