POINT72 HIRE NEW HEAD OF TRADING GOING INTO 2018 – Steve Cohen’s family office Point72, have hired @Jerrel Watts as their new Head of Algorithmic Trading. Watts makes the move from hedge fund royalty Citadel Securities, where he was the Head of Algorithmic Execution and Order Routing, having worked across the firms hedge fund and securities businesses. With a PhD in computer science from the California Institute of Technology and 19 years of investment banking/hedge fund experience, Point72 believe this hire will stand them in good stead going forward into 2018, when they are finally authorised to manage outside money. #SpartanInternational