London Stock Exchange Group plc this week announced the appointment of David Schwimmer as Chief Executive Officer. He will join the Group on 1 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.
David Schwimmer, 49, joins LSEG after a twenty year career at Goldman Sachs. Most recently, David was Global Head of Market Structure and Global Head of Metals and Mining in Investment Banking. He 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’ business for Russia/CIS.
David brings a strategic perspective on the drivers of growth and innovation in financial markets infrastructure. He has extensive experience leading diverse and high performing teams in dynamic markets. He also brings deep experience in capital markets, having advised blue-chip corporate clients across sectors and regions on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and other transactions.