Citadel Investment Group has named a D.E. Shaw Group marketing executive to lead its Americas distribution effort.
John Rustum joined Citadel as a managing director in May, Financial News reports. Rustum will focus on distribution of Citadel's flagship Kensington and Wellington funds as part of his responsibility for all of Citadel Asset Management's funds.
At D.E. Shaw, where he spent seven years, Rustum was co-head of marketing and client servicing for the firm's alternative investment platform and benchmark-relative institutional asset management business. Prior to joining D.E. Shaw, Rustum was at Goldman Sachs as head of U.S. convertible sales.