Louis Scotto

Louis Scotto is responsible for BGC Partners’ operations in North America. Mr. Scotto joined BGC Partners in early 2011 as Executive Managing Director for the Americas business before assuming leadership of the North America business as General Manager. He works closely with BGC’s Executive Management team to define business strategy for new products and to drive revenue growth in the North American market.

With over 30 years experience in the broking industry, Mr. Scotto -started his career 1981 at Garban, which merged with Intercapital Plc in 1999 to form ICAP. At Garban, Mr. Scotto was the head of technology and served as president of Garban Computer Systems. In 1985, he joined Mabon Nugent where he served as general partner and chief administrative officer. In 1992 Mr. Scotto joined Liberty Brokerage in London and from 1994 to 1999 he built the business of Liberty Eurasia, returning to New York in 1999 as global chief operating officer of Liberty Brokerage.

In 2000 Liberty Brokerage merged with Tullett and Mr. Scotto served as chief operating officer of that business until 2003 when the company merged with Collins Stewart. Mr. Scotto became Group CEO of Collins Stewart Tullett Plc. and upon the acquisition of Prebon, Mr. Scotto was promoted to Global CEO of Tullett Prebon Plc. From 2007 to 2009 Mr. Scotto served as CEO of Tullett Prebon Americas and from 2009 as a consultant to Tullett Prebon.