Andrew Liebeskind joined hedge fund manager Citadel as a senior trader on the firm's Surveyor Capital long/short market-neutral equity team.
He will report to Carl Simon, head of trading for Surveyor Capital, company spokesman Zia Ahmed said in an email. Mr. Liebeskind's position is new.
The Surveyor team's strategies are used in Citadel's multistrategy hedge funds, including its flagship Wellington fund.
Mr. Liebeskind was head trader and head of syndicate at PDT Partners, a quantitative hedge fund manager. Information about his replacement at PDT could not be learned.
Citadel managed $30 billion as of July 31 in single- and multistrategy hedge funds.