BGC Partners Secures Arran Rowsell as its Head of Credit Strategy

After two decades of experience at London's biggest banks, Mr. Rowsell joins BGC Partners in a new senior role.

BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP), a global brokerage company servicing both the financial and real estate market, has appointed Arran Rowsell as its newest Head of Credit Strategy, per a company statement.

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In his new role at BGC Partners as its Head of Credit Strategy, Mr. Rowsell will be based out of London, where he will report to Tony Warner, Executive Managing Director and Head of BGC’s brokerage business in London.

In this capacity, he will also help manage the coordination of credit strategy across BGC Partners, Mint Partners, and RP Martin, focusing on the UK. He lands at BGC after a lengthy career in the banking industry, extending back to 1997.

Decorated Banking Career

Prior to joining BGC Partners, Mr. Rowsell worked at Commerzbank as its Managing Director – Global Head of Flow Credit Trading for over two years. His tour of nearly every major lender also saw him serve as the Co-Head of CEEMEA Flow Credit Trading at Barclays.

Additional stints also include roles as the Head of European Flow Credit Trading at Credit Suisse, as well as the Executive Director – Flow Credit Trading at Goldman Sachs. He first broke into the banking scene in 1997 as an Associate – Flow Credit Trading at Lehman Brothers, according to information made public on his Linkedin profile.

Tony Warner
Tony Warner

According to Mr. Warner in a statement on the appointment: “In keeping with our commitment to talent and technology, Mr. Rowsell brings to BGC Partners a track record of success in the credit markets along with experience in electronic trading venues. His addition to the team will enable BGC Partners to drive forward its strategy of leveraging the Company’s extensive liquidity pools and expanding its electronic footprint”.

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