Citadel Nabs Ex-JPMorgan Fixed Income Head

Apr 23 2008 | 9:53am ET

Citadel Investment Group has hired Derek Kaufman as a senior managing director and head of its U.S. fixed income business. Kaufman joins from JPMorgan Chase, where he served as global head of fixed income in the investment bank’s proprietary positioning group.

“Building outstanding teams with top talent is the cornerstone of our business,” said Kenneth Griffin, president and CEO of Citadel Investment Group. “Industry leaders like Derek Kaufman, along with many others who have joined our team recently and over the years, put us in the very best position to identify and execute on opportunities in the global capital markets.”

The Citadel group of companies have offices in Chicago, New York, San Francisco, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo.


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