Excited to share the news that Steven Lieblich is joining Citadel from Morgan Stanley as Chief Technology Officer of our hedge fund business. Read the post from our CEO Ken Griffin below. Full press release can be found here. Interested in Citadel? Check out the piece on CNBC.

I am pleased to announce that Steven Lieblich will be joining Citadel as Chief Technology Officer of our hedge fund business. Citadel is a world-class leader in creating innovative technology, and Steve will help us grow and expand this leadership position. Our ability to develop and leverage market-leading proprietary technology is fundamental to our strategy at Citadel, and we are very pleased to have a proven innovator of Steve’s caliber and experience join our team.

For over a quarter of a century Citadel has been an industry leader in developing and deploying powerful, efficient and scalable technology platforms to enable unrivaled investment and risk management processes. Technology empowers our research process and allows us to quickly and flawlessly execute against our insights, providing a decisive advantage in the highly competitive financial markets. Citadel attracts world-class technologists who have an incredible impact on the firm’s performance.

I like to remind people that one of our strongest competitive advantages at Citadel is the deep business knowledge of our talented technology team. At Citadel our technology team understands markets, and this business expertise – coupled with our focus on innovation and productivity – allows us to challenge the status quo and win.

We are excited about our technology leadership position, and we welcome Steve to our team.

- Ken Griffin