Hedge Funds

Millennium hires Citi’s head of U.S. equities trading


Armando Diaz joins $11.6 billion Millennium after long career at Goldman, stint at Citi.

Millennium Management has hired Citi’s head of U.S. equities trading, Armando Diaz, as their new head of global trading, according to a person familiar with the firm.

Diaz’s start date has not yet been finalized. His formal title will be senior managing director of global execution services, and he will likely report to Mark Meskin, the company’s chief trading officer.

Diaz joins Izzy Englander’s Millennium after three years at Citi. Earlier, he spent nearly two decades at Goldman Sachs, having risen through the ranks of cash and derivative trading to eventually earn a partnership.

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