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.