Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Expands Team with Appointment of Head of Electronic and Program Sales and Trading

NEW YORK and TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation, part of the leading global financial services firm, Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., today announced the expansion of its team with the appointment of Peter Gombocz as Managing Director and Head of Electronic and Program Sales and Trading.  Mr. Gombocz will report to Laurence Rose, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation.

"We are excited to welcome Peter to our team," said Shawn P. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.  "This appointment underscores Cantor's commitment to providing clients with a full suite of products and services, and is another example of our ongoing expansion of our sales and trading platform globally.  His depth of knowledge and quality of relationships demonstrate the breadth of our global distribution platform and ability to hire talented professionals in every market, including Canada."

"I'm delighted to welcome Peter to Cantor Fitzgerald. Peter has a vast wealth of electronic trading knowledge and expertise.  He has built a great reputation in the Canadian institutional marketplace, and will be a valuable member of our team," added Mr. Rose.

Previously, Mr. Gombocz served as Senior Vice President, Global Electronic Execution at Macquarie Capital.  Prior to this, he was Vice President of Electronic Sales and Trading at Canaccord Genuity.  Mr. Gombocz has also held senior positions at E*Trade Capital Markets and TSX Markets.  Mr. Gombocz holds a B.A. from Laurentian University. 

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