NEW YORK and LONDON, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Fitzgerald Europe ("CFE"), a leading global financial services firm, today announced the appointment of Philip Dixon as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Dixon will oversee CFE's business support functions, management information systems and budgeting, and will further align Cantor's growth and innovation with industry leading operational practice.
Gordon Neilly and Angelo Sofocleous, Co-CEOs of CFE, said, "Philip has a proven track record of executing on strategic goals through a focused and consistent approach, and will be instrumental in managing all aspects of the firm's operations. He brings more than 20 years of experience to this position, and we expect that his extensive experience, along with this ability to build trusted internal and external working relationships, will continue to progress our growth across businesses and key sectors."
Mr. Dixon previously served as main board director, COO and Compliance Officer at Hume Capital Securities. Prior to this, he was Finance Director and Compliance Officer at Nomura Code Securities, responsible for firm-wide business support functions. In addition, Mr. Dixon was a founding member of Code Securities, which was later acquired by Nomura Group. Earlier, he was Finance Director at Panmure Gordon, and CFO of WestLB Panmure. Mr. Dixon holds a BA in Economics from Leeds University.
Headquartered in London, Cantor Fitzgerald Europe is an integrated mid-market investment bank offering clients corporate finance and corporate broking services, together with institutional cash equities, fixed income, equity derivatives and foreign exchange products. CFE services some 70 corporate clients and makes markets in over 700 companies and investment trusts. CFE is an affiliate of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.
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Cantor Fitzgerald, a leading global financial services group at the forefront of financial and technological innovation has been a proven and resilient leader for over 65 years. Cantor is a preeminent investment bank serving more than 7,000 institutional clients around the world, recognized for its strengths in fixed income and equity capital markets, investment banking, prime brokerage, and commercial real estate finance and for its global distribution platform. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is one of 22 primary dealers authorized to trade U.S. government securities with The Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Cantor Fitzgerald's 1,600 employees serve clients through 35 locations, including major financial centres around the world in the Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific, and the Middle East. For more information please visit www.cantor.com.
Cantor Fitzgerald Europe ("CFE") is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, reference number 149380, and a member of the London Stock Exchange. CFE's registered office is One Churchill Place, London E14 5RB.
Note to Editors: Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick, is the parent entity of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., led by Chief Executive Officer Shawn P. Matthews and Cantor Fitzgerald Europe.
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