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ON THE MOVE: Citadel Makes Another Senior Hire; KeyBanc Grabs 6 for Equities

Traders Magazine Online News, June 13, 2017

John D'Antona Jr.

Fresh on the heels of landing Joe Mecane as its new Head of Execution and re-hiring James Yeh to lead its global quantitative strategies business, the firm has landed Tom Zychinski, the former head of fixed income trade execution at Bridgewater Associates. Zychinski onboards as head of portfolio analytics and monitoring within its equity quantitative research group in New York.

Tom Zychinski

Kevin Byrne has named senior vice president of Macquarie Portfolio Solutions, the transition management business of Macquarie Group. Byrne's appointment comes after the departure of Lance Vegna, who had been director and co-head of portfolio solutions with Fogg. Previously, Byrne was senior vice president at Loop Capital Markets. He will report to Fred Fogg, director and head of Macquarie Portfolio Solutions. 

Mizuho Americas announced the addition of Traci Creange to its fixed income team as Managing Director and Head of US Floating Rate Note (FRN) Credit Trading. In her new role, Creange will be responsible for trading all maturities and sectors across the floating rate note complex for Mizuho’s growing US client base. A 15 year veteran, she most recently served as head FRN trader for Deutsche Bank. Prior to this, she was with Mizuho as an Executive Director in investment grade credit trading from 2011-2014. Creange comes to Mizuho with nearly fifteen years of senior credit trading experience at firms including Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies and Bear Stearns.

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State Street Corporation announced the appointment of David Pagliaro as head of State Street Global Exchange for Europe EMEA. Based in London, Pagliaro will report to John Plansky, global head of State Street Global ExchangeSM and Liz Nolan, co-head of Global Services for EMEA.

Goldman Sachs is relocating one of its top US equities traders to head up its European execution business, according to a report. Elizabeth Martin has been appointed Head of EMEA Equities Execution and Global Chief Operating Officer for Electronic Equities Execution Services. She will focus on developing global electronic execution products and client services across the trade lifecycle. Her promotion to the senior role follows the decision by Todd Hohman to retire after 24 years with the firm. Martin was previously co-head of Americans electronic trading products and head of systematic market making for US listed options. She joined Goldman Sachs in 2000 as a derivatives trader and has since worked her way up to become chief of staff for equities and global head of equities management. Martin will report to Raj Mahajan, global co-head of execution services, Philip Berlinski, co-head of global equities trading and execution services, and Konstantin Shakhnovich, global head of FICC electronic trading. [IMGCAP(2)]

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