LONDON: The London Stock Exchange (LSGE) has appointed David Schwimmer as CEO.
Schwimmer will begin his role in August 2018 and will be a member of the board of directors.
David Warren, interim CEO and group CFO, will continue as group CFO and a member of the board.
Schwimmer has spent more than 20 years at Goldman Sachs in various roles. Most recently, he served as global head of market structure and global head of metals and mining in investment banking.
Schwimmer began his career at Goldman Sachs in the financial institutions group, focusing on market structure, brokerage and trading. He also served as chief of staff to then president and COO, Lloyd Blankfein, and spent three years in Moscow as co-head of Goldman Sachs’s business for Russia/Commonwealth of Independent States.
Donald Brydon, chairman of LSEG, commented: “I am delighted to announce David Schwimmer’s appointment after what has been a comprehensive global search conducted by the board.”