Amerex Energy Services Hires New Senior Vice President

Amerex Energy Services, a division of Amerex Brokers LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GFI Group Inc., (NYSE: GFIG), has hired Jeff Shoaf as Senior Vice President. Mr. Shoaf will report to Clay Davis, President of Amerex Brokers LLC, and will be based in Houston where he will direct the day-to-day operations of Amerex Energy Services. Amerex Energy Services advises large commercial, industrial and institutional groups on various cost saving methods of managing energy expenses and deploying risk mitigation tools.

GFI Group Voted Top Overall Broker in 2012 Energy Risk Awards

GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: “GFIG”) a leading provider of wholesale brokerage, electronic execution and trading support products for global financial markets, has been named the 2012 Broker of the Year for Energy Risk magazine’s 16th Annual Awards.