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Yann Le Gallais joins BGC Partners as MD, head of Swiss offices

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BGC Partners has named Yann Le Gallais, Managing Director and Head of BGC's Swiss offices, based in Nyon.  

In this role, Le Gallais will be responsible for growing BGC's business by offering a wider range of products and services to a broader client base of financial institutions in Switzerland. He reports to Jean Pierre Aubin, Executive Managing Director, Global Head of Listed Products and General Manager, Continental Europe.

"With an increasing number of asset managers and other buy-side firms establishing a larger presence in Switzerland, BGC is focused on growing our capability in this market so we can  provide the highest level of service to clients in the area.  We are pleased to have a high caliber professional with Le Gallais expertise working with a range of complex financial instruments and in-depth knowledge of the local market environment spearheading our efforts there," says Aubin.

Le Gallais brings to BGC more than 15 years of experience in sales, management, and strategic development in the financial industry.  He comes to BGC after 10 years at Exane Group, most recently as Managing Director of Exane Options. There he oversaw the daily activities of the company's Swiss and French offices with responsibility for strategy and enhancing client relationships with top tier financial institutions.  Prior to that, he held senior level sales positions on the Equity Derivatives desks at JPMorgan Chase Bank and ICAP.  He began his career as a Structured Products analyst at Societe Generale Asset Management. 

"BGC Partners commitment to client service and being at the forefront of delivering innovative products to the market is widely recognised. I am excited to be joining the team in Switzerland and partnering with colleagues throughout the company to bring the benefits that BGC offers to a broader set of clients in this important local market," says Le Gallais.

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