Citigroup Inc. has added Gordon Ball, Max Middleton and Joseph Michniowski to its futures, clearing and collateral electronic execution and algorithmic trading teams, and Antoine Vaulry to its exchange-traded funds business, Traders Magazine reported Sept. 6, citing a company memo.
Ball was named head of electronic execution and algorithmic trading for the Europe, Middle East and Africa, or EMEA, region. He most recently was an electronic execution strategist at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
Middleton joined the company's electronic sales team in EMEA. He most recently was an executive director within the futures and listed options electronic trading group at Goldman Sachs.
Joseph Michniowski was hired as head of electronic execution and algorithmic trading for the Asia-Pacific region. He most recently headed Citi's equities quant trading analytics team globally.
Vaulry joins Citi as Asia-Pacific head of Delta One exchange-traded fund trading. He previously served as head of ETF and flow trading for Asia at Commerzbank AG.
Ball and Middleton will be based in London, while Michniowski and Vaulry will be based in Hong Kong.