Ex-Citadel CFO Joins Robotics Co.

Nov 20 2013 | 10:28am ET

Nano-robotics company Tauriga Sciences has named former Citadel Investment Corp. CFO John DiRocco to its business advisory board.

DiRocco will work with Tauriga on building its long-term business plan and attracting institutional investors, the New York-based company said.

"The appointment of John DiRocco to Tauriga's business advisory board provides the company with an important asset for a number of reasons," Tauriga CEO Seth Shaw said. "His extensive financial experience and outstanding career accomplishments significantly strengthen the company and its credibility as Tauriga looks forward to building a solid future."

DiRocco was Citadel's CFO from 1998 through 2005. Prior to joining the Chicago hedge fund giant, he was chief operating officer at Paloma Partners, and since leaving it, he has served in top roles at Balance Asset Management and Bell Point Capital Management. He is currently COO of New York hedge fund Reef Road Capital.

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