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FXCM Inc (FXCM.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dror Niv

41 2010 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Lande

52 2010 Chief Financial Officer

Brendan Callan

36 2010 Chief Executive Officer - European Operations

David Sakhai

41 2010 Chief Operating Officer, Director

Evan Milazzo

35 2010 Executive Vice President - Technology

Margaret Deverell

57 2015 Principal Accounting Officer, Global Controller

David Sassoon

43 2010 General Counsel, Secretary

Ornit Niv

37 2010 Head - Sales and Customer Service, Americas and Asia

William Ahdout

48 2010 Director

Kenneth Grossman

43 Director

Eduard Yusupov

44 Director

James Brown

50 2010 Presiding Independent Director

Robin Davis

69 2010 Independent Director

Arthur Gruen

36 2010 Independent Director

Eric LeGoff

53 2010 Independent Director

Bryan Reyhani

40 2016 Independent Director

Ryan Silverman

37 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Dror Niv

Mr. Dror Niv is the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of FXCM Inc. Mr. Niv has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of FXCM since 2010, and served on the board of our predecessor, Holdings, since 1999. Mr. Niv has been the Chief Executive Officer of FXCM since 1999 and is one of the original founding partners of the firm. Prior to co-founding FXCM, Mr. Niv served as the Director of Marketing for MG Financial Group. Mr. Niv graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1995 and holds a B.S. in Accounting.

Robert Lande

Mr. Robert N. Lande is Chief Financial Officer of FXCM Inc. Mr. Lande was Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Riveredge Capital Partners, an investment management firm. Previously Mr. Lande worked for over 16 years within the BCE Group where his last position was Chief Financial Officer of Telecom Americas, a joint venture between Bell Canada International, AT&T (then SBC Communications) and America Movil. Mr. Lande serves as a member of the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee of Knight Therapeutics Inc., a pharmaceutical company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Lande graduated from McGill University with a B.A. in Economics in 1984, received a M.B.A. in finance from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University in 1986 and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Brendan Callan

Mr. Brendan Callan is Chief Executive Officer - European Operations of FXCM Inc. Mr. Callan was the Managing Director of Sales for FXCM. Mr. Callan joined the firm in 2001 and became the Managing Director of RefcoFX in 2003 prior to becoming the Managing Director of Sales at FXCM in 2005. Mr. Callan graduated from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute with a B.S. in Finance/MIS in 2001 and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

David Sakhai

Mr. David Sakhai is the Chief Operating Officer, Director of FXCM Inc. Mr. Sakhai has been a director of FXCM since 2010, and served on the board of predecessor, Holdings, since 1999. Mr. Sakhai has been the Chief Operating Officer of FXCM since 1999 and is one of the original founding partners of the firm. Prior to co-founding FXCM, Mr. Sakhai worked in real-estate management, holding several senior positions at Sak Brothers Realty. Mr. Sakhai graduated magna cum laude from the School of Management at Binghamton University in 1995.

Evan Milazzo

Mr. Evan Milazzo is Executive Vice President - Technology of FXCM Inc., since December 2010. Mr. Milazzo joined the firm in 2002 and worked as software project manager from 2004 to 2010. Prior to joining FXCM, Mr. Milazzo graduated from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia with a B.S. in Commerce and a concentration in Management Information Systems.

Margaret Deverell

Ms. Margaret Deverell is Principal Accounting Officer, Global Controller of FXCM Inc. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Deverell was employed by AIG from July 2012 to August 2013 as a chief accounting officer for a reinsurance unit of AIG, responsible for financial and regulatory reporting for the unit. Prior to that, Ms. Deverell was employed by New York Life Insurance Company from May 2009 to July 2012 as a vice president for New York Life International, responsible for accounting policy. Previous positions have included director of financial reporting and accounting policy for Financial Guaranty Insurance Company and vice president/divisional controller for Prudential Financial. Ms. Deverell is a certified public accountant and holds a BS degree in Accounting from Montclair State University.

David Sassoon

Mr. David S. Sassoon is General Counsel, Secretary of FXCM Inc. Mr. Sassoon is responsible for managing all of the legal and corporate affairs of FXCM and its various affiliates. Prior to joining FXCM in 2002, Mr. Sassoon was an associate at Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman, LLP. Mr. Sassoon graduated cum laude from Queens College in 1993 with a B.A. in Political Science and received a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1996. Mr. Sassoon is a member of the New York State Bar.

Ornit Niv

Ms. Ornit Niv is Head - Sales and Customer Service, Americas and Asia of FXCM Inc. Previously, Ms. Niv served as Head of Sales and Customer Service for the Americas and Asia, and from January 2008 to September 2010, Ms. Niv was the President of International Operations of FXCM. From 2003 to 2007, Ms. Niv was Managing Director of FXCM Asia. Ms. Niv graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a B.A. in Political Science in 1997 and received a J.D. from Villanova University School of Law in 2000.

William Ahdout

Mr. William Ahdout is a Director of FXCM Inc. Mr. Ahdout previously served on the board of our predecessor, Holdings, from 1999 to 2010. Mr. Ahdout has been with FXCM since 1999, is our Chief Dealer and a Managing Director and is one of the original founding partners of the firm. Prior to co-founding FXCM, Mr. Ahdout served as a Vice President and Chief Dealer of the Tokyo desk at Berisford Capital Markets, an institution specializing in inter-bank currency option brokerage, during a period of industry consolidation.

Kenneth Grossman

Mr. Kenneth A. Grossman is Director of FXCM Inc. Mr. Grossman served on the board of our predecessor, Holdings, from 1999 to 2010. Mr. Grossman has been a Managing Director of FXCM since 1999 and is one of the original founding partners of the firm. From 1999 to 2007, Mr. Grossman was also the Chief Financial Officer of FXCM. Prior to co-founding FXCM, Mr. Grossman served as Chief Financial Officer and in other senior management roles at Berisford Capital Markets. Mr. Grossman graduated from Brooklyn College in 1994 with a B.S. in Accounting and received a J.D. with honors from Brooklyn Law School in 1997.

Eduard Yusupov

Mr. Eduard Yusupov is Director of FXCM Inc. Mr. Yusupov previously served on the board of our predecessor, Holdings, from 1999 to 2010. Mr. Yusupov has been a Global Head of Dealing and a Managing Director of FXCM since 1999 and is one of the original founding partners of the firm. Prior to co-founding FXCM, Mr. Yusupov served as a Senior Dealer for MG Financial Group.

James Brown

Mr. James G. Brown is Presiding Independent Director of FXCM Inc. Mr. Brown previously served on the board of our predecessor, Holdings, from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Brown is a managing partner of Long Ridge Equity Partners, a private equity fund specializing in financial services investments, which he founded in 2007. He has been a managing director of TH Lee Putnam Ventures since 1999, a technology-focused private equity firm. Before joining TH Lee Putnam Ventures, Mr. Brown served as a Senior Vice President at GE Equity, where he was responsible for strategic and financial investments in technology and financial services companies. Mr. Brown also serves on the board of directors of Stonegate Mortgage Corporation. Mr. Brown graduated from New York University with a B.S. and graduated with honors from Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania with a Masters of Business Administration.

Robin Davis

Mr. Robin Davis is an Independent Director of FXCM Inc. Mr. Davis was appointed to the Board of Directors in connection with its initial public offering in December 2010 (the “IPO”). Mr. Davis is currently Managing Director of business development at McAlinden Research, a division of Catalpa Capital Advisors. Previously, he has been a Managing Director and Head of Hedge Fund Service Sales for ConceptONE, Concept Capital’s complete, outsourced Multi-Prime Service Platform for hedge fund managers, since May 2009. Concept Capital is a division of Sanders Morris Harris Inc. Mr. Davis is also the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Hedge Funds Care, a charity he founded in 1998 devoted to preventing and treating child abuse, and previously served as its President and Chairman of the Global Board of Directors from 1998 to 2008. From September 2005 to December 2008, Mr. Davis was a Partner and Head of Sales at Merlin Securities, LLC, a provider of prime brokerage services and technology to hedge funds. From September 2004 to August 2005, Mr. Davis was the Chief Operating Officer of SDS Capital Group, a hedge fund. From June 1995 to August 2004, Mr. Davis was Managing Director of Sales at Banc of America Prime Brokerage. From 1975 to 1995, Mr. Davis held various positions with Wall Street firms focused on providing research and investment banking products to individual and institutional investors. Mr. Davis graduated from the State University of New York at New Paltz with a B.S. in Education and is qualified as a General Securities Registered Representative (Series 7).

Arthur Gruen

Mr. Arthur Gruen serves as Independent Director of FXCM Inc., since 2010. Mr. Gruen was appointed to the Board of Directors in connection with the IPO. Mr. Gruen is Vice President of Broker Online Exchange (BOX), Deregulated Energy’s centralized exchange connecting Brokers & Suppliers. From July 2006 to June 2013, Mr. Gruen was the Chief Financial Officer, Commercial Controller, and a Member of Hudson Energy, a subsidiary of Just Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:JE), a publicly traded retail energy company. From June 2004 to July 2006, Mr. Gruen was a Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. From August 2002 to June 2004, Mr. Gruen was an Experienced Associate at Marks Paneth & Shron LLP. From June 2000 to August 2002, Mr. Gruen was an Associate at Martin Friedman CPA, PC. Mr. Gruen graduated magna cum laude from Touro College of Liberal Arts & Sciences in 2000 with a B.S. in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Eric LeGoff

Mr. Eric LeGoff is an Independent Director of FXCM Inc., since 2010. Mr. LeGoff was appointed to the Board of Directors in connection with the IPO. Mr. LeGoff is co-founder, president and a director of Evermore Global Advisors, LLC and serves as Chief Executive Officer and trustee of Evermore Funds Trust, a registered open-end investment company, and its series — the Evermore Global Value Fund. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. LeGoff was president of Hawthorne Associates, LLC, a private equity consulting firm. Mr. LeGoff co-founded Liquidnet Holdings, Inc. in 1999 and served as the Chief Operating Officer through 2006. At Liquidnet, Mr. LeGoff was responsible for operations and administration in the U.S. and launched the company’s non-U.S. equity trading businesses in Canada, Europe and Asia. Mr. LeGoff is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of Evermore Global Advisors, LLC and Evermore Funds Trust. Mr. LeGoff graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S.B.A. in Finance in 1983.

Bryan Reyhani

Mr. Bryan I. Reyhani is Independent Director of FXCM Inc. He served as Vice President and General Counsel at Merrill Lynch from September 1999 until September 2003 where he represented the firm and its representatives in various securities industry disputes. Thereafter, from September 2003 until April 2012, Mr. Reyhani was a law partner at the firm of Loeb & Loeb LLP during which time his practice primarily focused on arbitration, litigation and regulatory disputes involving financial services firms. In April of 2012 Mr. Reyhani co-founded and continues to be a law partner at the law firm of Reyhani Nemirovsky LLP where Mr. Reyhani’s practice is primarily focused on matters before the SEC, FINRA, and other securities regulators. Additionally, in January 2014, Mr. Reyhani co-founded and currently serves as the Executive Director and General Counsel for SolidX Partners, Inc., a venture capital backed firm engaged in the blockchain and bitcoin capital markets, consulting services, and software development industry where Mr. Reyhani oversees the development of blockchain software applications for businesses and consumers. The Board believes Mr. Reyhani’s legal background in the securities regulation industry as well as his entrepreneurial leadership skills will be a valuable asset for the Company. Mr. Reyhani received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Syracuse University and his law degree from Brooklyn Law School.

Ryan Silverman

Mr. Ryan Silverman is an Independent Director of FXCM Inc., since 2010. Mr. Silverman was appointed to the Board of Directors in connection with the IPO. Mr. Silverman is currently Chief Executive Officer of MSR Solutions, Inc. a financial consulting firm. From September 2005 to August 2011, Mr. Silverman was employed at Peachtree Settlement Funding and held the position of Senior In-House Counsel-Structured Settlement Division, a leading specialty finance company focused on providing liquidity to holders of high quality, but illiquid assets and deferred payment obligations. From November 2004 to September 2005, Mr. Silverman worked as an Anti-Money Laundering/Bank Secrecy Act compliance Analyst at The Israel Discount Bank of New York, a full service commercial bank chartered by the State of New York and a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. From March 2003 to October 2004, Mr. Silverman was an Associate at Silverman Acampora, LLP, a law firm specializing in bankruptcy and corporate re-organization. Mr. Silverman graduated from George Washington University in 1999 with a B.A. in Corporate Finance and received a J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2002. Mr. Silverman is Licensed to practice law in New York State.