BTIG CEO RETIRES – Gary M Hayes, the CEO of BTIG London has decided to retire from his position and from the City. Hayes had spent 35 years in financial services, with the last 10 years as the Chief Executive Officer of BTIG in London. Gary has led BTIG’s Pan-European businesses, providing the firm’s global institutional client base with access to the European markets. He joined BTIG in 2008 to establish the firm’s European operations, and was a member of the Global Operating Committee. Under his leadership, BTIG has grown to be recognized as a top 20 global brokerage for equity volume executed across Europe. Hayes will remain with the firm in the capacity of Senior Global Advisor to BTIG, where he will advise current and future leadership as they develop and expand the European business. #SpartanInternational