06.02.2017
By John D'Antona

Joe Mecane Joins Citadel Securities

Citadel Securities discreetly announced today that Joe Mecane is joining the firm as Head of Execution Services.

Joseph Mecane, EVP and head of U.S. equities, NYSE Euronext

Joe Mecane

According to the release, Mecane will lead Citadel’s equity, options, and ETF businesses, bringing his deep electronic trading experience and market structure expertise to bear on behalf of clients.

Mecane is no stranger to the equity markets. He joins the firm after serving at Barclays, where he was Global Head of Electronic Equities since 2014. Before Barclays, he served as Head of U.S. Equities and Co-Head of U.S. Cash and Listings for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Prior to NYSE, Mecane was a Managing Director in Equities at UBS Securities.

“I am excited to have someone of Joe’s talent join our team and look forward to working closely with him as we expand our business across products and geographies,” said Peng Zhao, Chief Executive Officer of Citadel Securities.

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