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BGC Partners Inc (BGCP.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Howard Lutnick

54 2008 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Shaun Lynn

53 2008 President

Steven McMurray

42 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Sean Windeatt

42 2009 Chief Operating Officer

Stephen Merkel

57 2004 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Linda Bell

57 2013 Independent Director

Stephen Curwood

68 2009 Independent Director

John Dalton

74 2002 Independent Director

William Moran

74 2013 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 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 a member of the Board of Directors of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation at Rockefeller University, 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. Mr. Lutnick served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of GFI Group Inc. (“GFI”) from February 26, 2015 through the closing of our back-end merger with GFI in January 2016.

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. Mr. Lynn served as a member of the Board of Directors of GFI from February 26, 2015 through the closing of our back-end merger with GFI in January 2016.

Steven McMurray

Mr. Steven R. McMurray is Chief Financial Officer of BGC Partners, Inc. Mr. McMurray held various positions in Amlin plc, a U.K. insurance company, most recently serving as Director of Finance from 2011 to 2016. Prior to that time, from 2003 to 2007, he was employed by the Bank of England as Chief Financial Accountant. He also served as a Senior Manager in Banking and Capital Markets at PricewaterhouseCoopers in public accounting. Mr. McMurray is a Chartered Accountant.

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. Mr. Merkel served as a director of our 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. Mr. Merkel served as a member of the Board of Directors of GFI from February 26, 2015 through the closing of our back-end merger with GFI in January 2016.

Linda Bell

Dr. Linda A. Bell is an Independent Director of BGC Partners, Inc. 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. Prior to joining Barnard, Dr. Bell was the Provost and John B. Hurford Professor of Economics at Haverford College from 2007 and 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, and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Administration at Princeton University, and has taught at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business 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, L.P. from 2009 to July 2013.

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 2001 to 2012, and served on the Investment Committee and as a chair of the Committee on Social Investment Responsibility. He has been a member of the Harvard College Corporation since 2000, a trustee of the Woods Hole Research Center since 1996, and a trustee of the Dover Friends Meeting (Quaker), Dover, NH since 2012. From 1996 to 2003 and 2014 to the present, Mr. Curwood has been a lecturer in Environmental Science and Public Policy at Harvard University.

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 large 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 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 served as a member of the Board of Directors and as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of GFI from February 26, 2015 through the closing of our back-end merger with GFI in January 2016. 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., a fully electronic exchange, from 2009 until June 2013. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the School of Management of Marist College and previously served 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 Accountants and the New York Society of Certified Public Accountants, and was a member of the Bank Administration Institute and the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Howard Lutnick

12,750,000

Shaun Lynn

8,250,000

Steven McMurray

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Sean Windeatt

1,761,460

Stephen Merkel

2,976,640

Linda Bell

156,000

Stephen Curwood

180,500

John Dalton

154,000

William Moran

175,750
As Of  30 Dec 2015