LONDON — Schroder Salomon Smith Barney, a unit of Citigroup Inc., has named Peter Forlenza head of trading and capital commitment for equities in Europe.

Mr. Forlenza, who heads global program trading for Schroder Salomon in New York, will retain that job and move to London at the end of the month, the company said Wednesday.

It said the position was created because of growth in equities trading. Schroder Salomon’s trading-desk chiefs will remain in their jobs and report to Mr. Forlenza.

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