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. “Mike’s experience of working with a global vendor will be invaluable, as the Fenics Market Data business continues to grow and expand into new asset classes and market segments.”
“The Fenics Market Data business continues to go from strength to strength. The increased investment in staff and technology helps us attract top industry talent, exemplified by professionals like Mike,” adds Richard Brunt, managing director, Fenics.