BGC Partners has announced that Michael Morris has joined Fenics Market Data as head of sales for the Americas.
In his new role, he will be based in New York and will report to Elliott Hann, global head of sales at Fenics Market Data.
Morris joins BGC from Bloomberg, where he had been the global head of data acquisition since 2012, and had led data acquisition sales in various capacities since January 2006.
"We are delighted to welcome Mike to the team. He brings to BGC Partners a wealth of industry knowledge and leadership from his 20 years with Bloomberg," says Elliott Hann.
Sources familiar with the matter say that BGC Partners has promoted three executives in London and New York.
Anthony Warner will be promoted from senior managing director and general manager, UK and Middle East to executive managing director, and see his responsibilities expanded to include BGC’s European commodities business.
Meanwhile in the US Shawn McLoughlin will be promoted from director of new business development, North America to executive managing director and co-CEO of BGC Financial.
Also in New York senior managing director of BGC Partners, Robert Miller’s mandate will be expanded to include responsibility for the firm’s credit business in the US.