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Virtu Financial Inc (VIRT.OQ)

VIRT.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Greifeld

60 2017 Chairman of the Board

Vincent Viola

61 2017 Chairman Emeritus, Director

Douglas Cifu

51 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Joseph Molluso

48 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

John Abizaid

66 2015 Director

Glenn Hutchins

61 2017 Director

Michael Viola

30 2016 Director

William Cruger

58 2015 Independent Director

Joseph Grano

69 2017 Independent Director

John Nixon

61 2015 Independent Director

Christopher Quick

59 2016 Independent Director

John Sandner

75 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Greifeld

Mr. Robert Greifeld serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Greifeld is a principal of North Island Ventures and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) until May 10, 2017. Previously, Mr. Greifeld served as Chief Executive Officer of Nasdaq from 2003 to 2016. During his tenure, Mr. Greifeld led Nasdaq through a series of complex, innovative acquisitions that extended the company’s footprint from a single U.S. equity exchange to a global exchange and technology solutions provider, nearly quadrupling revenue, growing annual operating profits by more than 24 times and achieving a market value of over $11 billion. Mr. Greifeld is a member of the Business Roundtable and the Partnership for New York City, an organization devoted to enhancing the local economy. He is the Founder and Chairman of the USA Track & Field Foundation, which supports emerging athletes and inner city youth athletics. Mr. Greifeld holds a Masters in Business from New York University, Stern School of Business, and a B.A. in English from Iona College.

Vincent Viola

Mr. Vincent J. Viola has been re-designated as Chairman Emeritus, Director of the Company. He is also the Chairman of our board of directors. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors of Virtu Financial and its predecessors since April 2008. Mr. Viola is one of the nation's foremost leaders in electronic trading. He was the founder of Virtu Financial Operating LLC ("Virtu East") in 2008, a founder of Madison Tyler Holdings, LLC ("Madison Tyler Holdings") in 2002 and the former Chairman of the New York Mercantile Exchange ("NYMEX"). Mr. Viola started his career in the financial services industry on the floor of the NYMEX and became Vice Chairman from 1993 to 1996 and Chairman from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Viola graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1977. He later graduated from the U.S. Army Airborne, Infantry and Ranger Schools and served in the 101st Airborne Division. In 1983, he graduated from New York Law School. Mr. Viola's extensive business experience in the financial services industry provides our board of directors with valuable knowledge and experience in the electronic trading and market making business. In addition, as our founder, Mr. Viola has successfully led Virtu since its inception and provides our board of directors with valuable insight regarding strategic decisions and the future direction of our Company.

Douglas Cifu

Mr. Douglas A. Cifu, J.D., is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He previously served as Virtu Financial's President and Chief Operating Officer and has served on its board of directors since co-founding the firm in April 2008. Prior to co-founding Virtu, Mr. Cifu was a partner at the international law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where he practiced corporate law from 1990 to 2008. Mr. Cifu also serves on the board of directors of Independent Bank Group, Inc., a regional bank holding company. Mr. Cifu completed his J.D. at Columbia Law School in 1990 and received his B.A. from Columbia University in 1987, from which he graduated magna cum laude. Mr. Cifu's experience as a corporate attorney provides us with valuable insight regarding acquisitions, debt financings, equity financings and public markets.

Joseph Molluso

Mr. Joseph Molluso is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Molluso was a Managing Director in Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan from March 2006 to November 2013, where he provided strategic advice to financial institutions with a focus on market structure related companies. Mr. Molluso started his career as an investment banker specializing in financial services companies in 1997 at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and its successor, Credit Suisse, where he helped establish the global financial technology group. Mr. Molluso received his M.B.A. from New York University in 1997 and his B.B.A. from Pace University in 1991.

John Abizaid

Gen.(Retd.) John Philip Abizaid is Director of the Company. Gen. Abizaid has served as an international business and leadership consultant. Gen. Abizaid retired from the U.S. Army in 2007 after 34 years of service, during which time he rose from an infantry platoon leader to become a four-star general and the longest-serving commander of U.S. Central Command. During his distinguished career, his command assignments ranged from infantry combat to delicate international negotiations. Gen. Abizaid serves as the Distinguished Chair of the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point. He has been a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and served as a Director of the George Olmsted Foundation. In addition to serving on our board, Gen. Abizaid serves on the board of directors for USAA and RPM, Inc.

Glenn Hutchins

Mr. Glenn H. Hutchins serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Hutchins is a principal of North Island Ventures and a co-founder of Silver Lake Partners. He is a director of AT&T Inc.; a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; vice chairman of both the Brookings Institution and the Economic Club of New York; and a member of the Executive Committee of the New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is an owner and member of the Executive Committee of the Boston Celtics basketball team. Mr. Hutchins is a co-chairman of the Harvard University’s capital campaign. He is also a board member of the Center for American Progress as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Previously, Mr. Hutchins served President Clinton in both the transition and the White House as a special advisor on economic and health-care policy. He was also previously chairman of the board of SunGard Data Systems, Inc. and Instinet, Inc., and was a director of Nasdaq. Mr. Hutchins holds an A.B. from Harvard College, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Michael Viola

Mr. Michael T. Viola is Director of the Company. Mr. Viola previously served the Company in a variety of roles since 2011, most recently as a senior trader focused on foreign exchange products and global commodities. Mr. Viola currently serves as the President of the Viola family's private investment office, located in New York City. In addition, Mr. Viola is a member of the board of directors of Independent Bank Group, Inc., which he joined in February 2013. Mr. Viola also served on the board of a family-founded nonprofit organization focused on Catholic education initiatives in inner-city communities from 2010 to 2011.

William Cruger

Mr. William F. Cruger, Jr., is Independent Director of the Company. He was most recently Vice Chairman of Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan and Co., where he was responsible for key client relationships on a global basis. Previously, Mr. Cruger held a number of senior positions at J.P. Morgan, including Managing Director in the Financial Institutions group from 1996 to 2011. During this time, he also oversaw the rationalization of the firm's private equity investments in trading platforms and related ventures at Lab Morgan from 2000 to 2001. Prior to this, Mr. Cruger ran the firm's investment banking practices in Japan from 1991 to 1996, Latin America from 1989 to 1991 and Emerging Asia from 1984 to 1988. Mr. Cruger currently serves on the board of MarketAxess Holdings Inc. and People's United Financial, Inc., and has previously served on the boards of Archipelago Holdings, Inc., CreditTrade, Inc. and Capital IQ, Inc. He has an M.B.A. from Columbia University and a B.A. from Clark University.

Joseph Grano

Mr. Joseph J. Grano, Jr., serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Grano has more than 30 years’ experience in the securities and financial services industries. He is the former Chairman of UBS Financial Services Inc. and the former President, CEO and Chairman of UBS PaineWebber. He has also previously served in various senior management positions with Merrill Lynch & Co., as well as serving as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Association Of Securities Dealers (NASD). In addition to his industry experience, Mr. Grano serves as a member of the City University of New York’s Business Leadership Council and President of the Advisory Board of Law Enforcement Against Drugs, and has previously served as the Chairman of the Homeland Security Advisory Council and the Vice Chairman of the Queens College Foundation Board of Trustees, among other civic and philanthropic endeavors.

John Nixon

Mr. John D. Nixon is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nixon has more than 30 years of international experience in the interdealer broker industry with ICAP plc ("ICAP") and, previously, with Tullett Prebon. He served as a non-executive director of ICAP from 1998 to 2002 and was appointed an executive director in May 2008. Mr. Nixon was a member of ICAP's Global Executive Management Group since 2003 with responsibility, over that period, for business divisions and strategic acquisitions. He represented the ICAP Americas businesses to the ICAP board, was chairman of the i-Swap business and had been responsible for the implementation of the ICAP Swap Execution Facility. Mr. Nixon holds a degree in Commerce from Queen's University, Ontario. On March 31, 2015, Mr. Nixon retired from the ICAP board. In addition to serving on our board, Mr. Nixon serves as a Senior Advisor to Teneo Holdings.

Christopher Quick

Mr. Christopher C. Quick is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Quick has more than 30 years of experience in the securities and financial services industries. He is the former CEO of Banc of America Specialist, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation and member firm of the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"). He is also a past Vice Chairman of Global Wealth and Investment Management with Bank of America. From 1982 to 2004, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Q&R Specialist, JJC Specialist and Fleet Specialists where he remained following the firm's acquisition by Bank of America Corporation. He is a member of the board of directors of The Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Inc. and Mutual of America. He is also a former member of the NYSE Board of Directors, the board of directors of KCG and the Board of Trustees for the Boys Club of New York. Mr. Quick received a B.S. in Finance from Fairfield University in 1979.

John Sandner

Mr. John F. (Jack) Sandner is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sandner has served as a member of the board of directors of CME Group Inc. since 1978 and has been a member of CME for more than 30 years. He also served as Special Policy Advisor from 1998 to 2005. Previously, he served as Chairman of the board of CME Group Inc. for 13 years. Mr. Sandner has served as Chairman of E*Trade Futures, LLC since 2003. Mr. Sandner previously served as President and CEO of RB&H Financial Services, L.P., a futures commission merchant and clearing firm ("RB&H Financial Services"), from 1985 to 2003. RB&H Financial Services is now a division of MF Global. Mr. Sandner serves as a consultant to RB&H Financial Services. Mr. Sandner currently serves on the board of the National Futures Association and serves as one of our board representatives on the Dubai Mercantile Exchange. Mr. Sandner currently serves on the board of CME Group Inc. and Echo Global Logistics, Inc. and previously served on the board of Click Commerce Inc

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Greifeld

--

Vincent Viola

8,201,480

Douglas Cifu

1,086,090

Joseph Molluso

1,985,420

John Abizaid

234,724

Glenn Hutchins

--

Michael Viola

--

William Cruger

193,527

Joseph Grano

--

John Nixon

212,456

Christopher Quick

165,685

John Sandner

212,456
As Of  31 Dec 2016