Cantor Fitzgerald Appoints James Reilly as Global Head of Foreign Exchange Sales and Trading

NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., a leading global services financial firm, today announced the appointment of James Reilly as Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Foreign Exchange Sales and Trading. 

"James brings to Cantor invaluable buy-side experience and extensive knowledge of the global corporate client base, which will undoubtedly strengthen our FX sales and trading capability," said Shawn P. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. "The FX world is going through major transformations, and it is our intent to be a significant liquidity solution for customers.  I am confident that James will build on our strong position in the global currency markets and accelerate the growth and success of our FX electronic trading business."

Mr. Reilly recently served as Executive Director and Co-Head of FX Prime Brokerage at Morgan Stanley, where he oversaw strategic and day-to-day operations in the New York, London and Hong Kong offices.  Previously, he held senior sales positions focusing on FX and FX derivatives in J.P. Morgan's credit intermediation business.  

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