Virtu appoints Sean P. Galvin as its new CFO

Maria Nikolova

Cindy Lee has been promoted to Deputy Chief Financial Officer.

Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) today announced a set of changes to its finance management team, with Sean P. Galvin appointed as Virtu’s new Chief Financial Officer.

Sean P. Galvin’s appointment is effective immediately. He succeeds Alex Ioffe, who has agreed to depart the company.

Sean P. Galvin has more than 30 years of experience in the accounting and financial services fields and previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of KCG Holdings, Inc., the Chief Accounting Officer of BGC Partners, Inc., and in various other senior finance roles with Virtu, KCG Holdings Inc. and Knight Capital Group, Inc. Prior to joining Knight in 2000, he was a Vice President at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He also worked at PwC, beginning as an Audit Staff Accountant and transitioning to Senior Tax Manager.

Cindy Lee has been promoted to Deputy Chief Financial Officer. Cindy Lee has been with Virtu since 2011, serving in various senior financial roles of increasing responsibility. Prior to joining Virtu in 2011, Cindy Lee worked in the product control group at Royal Bank of Scotland, and as an auditor at Deloitte & Touche.

Colm Mac Curtain has been promoted to Head of Finance EMEA. He joined Virtu in 2014 and has held senior roles across the Company’s EMEA finance department. He previously served in various senior roles in the financial services industry, including at Optal Financial and Abbey Capital Ltd.

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