CITI HIRES IN GLOBAL QUANT INVESTMENT SOLUTIONS TEAM – Citigroup have yet again managed to poach another new member of staff from a competitor. @Jeff Burton, a Quant Trading & Derivatives Executive from Credit Suisse has been hired to lead Citi’s Investment Strategies (CIS), a global team within the bank’s Markets & Securities Services division that is focused on quantitative index strategies. Burton will also assume position as Head of Exotics Trading in North America. Burton was formerly the Head of Quantitative Investment Solutions in the Americas at Credit Suisse; prior to this position he worked for JP Morgan where he started his career in 2003 according to FINRA. Equity Derivatives Traders have become a commodity in the current market, with more than 40 moves at the VP level or higher in the US in this year alone. #SpartanInternational