David Schwimmer joins the London Stock Exchange Group Plc as chief executive officer effective August 1, 2018. He was appointed to that role following a 20-year career at Goldman Sachs. He replaces interim CEO David Warren, who retains his role as chief financial officer. 
He is fluent in Russian and spent three years in Moscow running Goldman’s business there.
Schwimmer is a New York native who spent two years as an associate at the law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell before joining Goldman's financial institutions group, focusing on market structure, brokerage and trading. He later served as chief of staff to then-chief operating officer Lloyd Blankfein. He has extensive experience advising corporate clients on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and other transactions. 
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