Douglas Cifu, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Virtu Financial, highlighted that Greifeld’s tenure at Virtue included a period of significant growth for the company, including their acquisition of KCG Holdings and ITG, Inc.
Vincent J. Viola said:
Bob’s role as Chairman of Virtu during this time has been a huge benefit to the Board and Management Team of Virtu. Michael has all my confidence, and I’m looking forward to seeing him take on the Chairman role.
Robert Greifeld. Robert Greifeld.
I have had the distinct pleasure of working with the Board and Management over the past six-years. I’ve always admired Vinnie, Doug and Michael, and now I leave as lifelong friends. I am also incredibly optimistic for the future of Virtu. I will continue as Chairman of USATF Foundation and the Cornerstone entities, as well as Run Gum, as well as as a member of Financeware LLC and Capital ROCK LLC.
Viola has been a member of Virtu’s BoD since April 2016. He has served in a variety roles since joining the company in 2011. His most recent role was as a senior foreign exchange trader…