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Mr. Colin J. Heffron


GFI Group Inc

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GFI Group Inc

55 Water Street

New York City, New York 10041

United States

Company Description

GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: "GFIG") is a leading provider of wholesale brokerage services, clearing services, electronic execution and trading support products for global financial markets. GFI Group Inc. provides brokerage services, market data, trading platfo ... more

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Background Information


Board Member
Bob Woodruff Foundation

Board Member

Board Member

Board Member

Member, Executive Committee

Company's European headquarters

North American


bachelor's degree


St. Lawrence University

Web References (169 Total References)

"We recognize the opportunity to increase ... [cached]

"We recognize the opportunity to increase GFI's footprint in the South African and the wider African marketplace by formally bringing Micromega Securities and its talented team into GFI," said Colin Heffron, CEO of GFI Group.

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Colin Heffron Co-Chairman

CEO GFI Group Inc.

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Colin Heffron

Colin Heffron was appointed Chief Executive Officer of GFI Group Inc. in 2013, and is responsible for the overall management of GFI's global businesses. Joining the firm in 1988 as a broker of foreign currency options in New York, Mr. Heffron was one of the first employees of GFI Group Inc. He subsequently moved to London to assist in the establishment of GFI's London office and from 1994 to 1997 he was head of the currency options business and managed the day-to-day operations of all of GFI's European businesses. In 1998 his responsibilities increased as he became the joint head of all Asian operations. Mr. Heffron was appointed President in February of 2004 and has been a member of GFI's Board of Directors since 2001. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Trayport, an energy trading technology platform and wholly owned subsidiary of GFI, as well as on the Board of Directors of BondDesk Group LLC, a leading fixed income technology platform. Mr. Heffron graduated with a bachelor's degree in government from St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY.

On January 12, 2016, BGC, Jersey ... [cached]

On January 12, 2016, BGC, Jersey Partners, Inc. ("JPI,") New JP Inc. ("New JPI,") Michael A. Gooch, Colin Heffron, and certain subsidiaries of JPI and BGC closed on a previously agreed upon merger.

Gooch and Heffron, received per JPI share held an amount equal (a) $6.10 multiplied by the number of GFI shares held by JPI, less the principal plus accrued interest on the $10.75 million note issued by JPI to BGC on October 6, 2016, divided by (b) the number of outstanding shares of New JPI common stock.
Gooch and Heffron received the same amount per JPI share held, subject to certain adjustments, but were paid 100 percent in shares of BGC Class A common stock.
Gooch and Heffron have resigned as directors of the board of directors of GFI.
Mr. Gooch retains the titles of Vice Chairman of BGC Partners, L.P. and Chairman of the GFI Division, while Mr. Heffron continues to be the CEO of the GFI Division.

GFI Group - interdealer brokerage, market data and analytical software provider [cached]

Colin Heffron

Colin Heffron Chief Executive Officer
Colin Heffron Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Heffron, Director, joined our Board in November 2001 and has been our Chief Executive Officer since February 2013. Mr. Heffron is responsible for the general management of the Company and its business. In addition to the role of Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Heffron remains the Company's President, a position he has held since February 2004. Mr. Heffron joined our Company in our New York office in 1988 as a broker of foreign currency options before moving to London to assist in the establishment of our London office. From 1991 until 1994, Mr. Heffron headed our global currency options business. From 1994 until 1997, Mr. Heffron ran the day-to-day operations of all of our U.K. businesses. From 1998 until February 2004, Mr. Heffron was head of all of our operations in EMEA and joint-head of our Asian operations. Mr. Heffron has extensive experience in the wholesale brokerage industry, with 26 years of experience at the Company. Having worked in both our U.S. and overseas offices in various capacities, Mr. Heffron has an intimate knowledge of the Company's business. Mr. Heffron's experience provides unique insight into the Company's business and operations and aids in the Company's strategic planning

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