Citadel Investment Group is slated to have a key vacancy at the end of February, following a recent report that Rich Mazzella, the group’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Fixed Income will be parting ways with the group by month’s end.
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Mr. Mazzella has been a mainstay at Citadel since 2008, having worked at the group for over seven years as its COO based out of New York. In this capacity he has held a number of important functions, including business planning, development and architecture, the hiring of personnel, prioritization of business projects across Citadel’s research, modeling, technology and operations. In addition, he has been instrumental in helping launch Citadel’s Global Fixed Income and Mortgage Opportunity Funds.
Prior to joining Citadel back in 2008, Mr. Mazzella held several senior level roles at JPMorgan, part of a lengthy career extending all the way back to 1999. While employed with the lender, he worked as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Global Fixed Income and COO of Global Proprietary Positioning and Principal Investing, according to information made public on his Linkedin profile.
It is unclear where Mr. Mazzella’s next destination will be – Finance Magnates reached out to Mr. Mazzella who was unavailable for comment.