David Warren to step down as London Stock Exchange CFO

Maria Nikolova

David Warren has informed the Group of his intention to retire from the company and step down from the Board by the end of 2020.

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today announces that David Warren, Group Chief Financial Officer has informed the Group of his plans to retire from the company and step down from the Board by the end of 2020.

David Warren will continue in his current role as Group CFO and a member of the Board through the close of the Refinitiv transaction to secure a smooth transition to his successor. The Group will undertake a global search, which will be led by the Board’s Nomination Committee.

David Warren

David Warren was appointed Group CFO in July 2012 and also served as Interim CEO and Group CFO from November 29, 2017 to July 31, 2018. Prior to being appointed CFO of London Stock Exchange Group, he was Chief Financial Officer of NASDAQ from 2001 to 2009 and Senior Adviser to the CEO of NASDAQ from 2011 to 2012. Other senior roles he has held include: Chief Financial Officer at the Long Island Power Authority of New York and Deputy Treasurer of the State of Connecticut.

Don Robert, Chairman, LSEG, said, “There will be time next year for the Board to express its gratitude to David for his significant contribution and commitment to our Group during his tenure, both as CFO and as Interim CEO. David has played a key role in the successful growth, diversification and global expansion of our business over the last seven years.”

David Warren, Group CFO, said “It has been a privilege to serve as CFO for more than seven years. I have seen a huge transformation in the Group over this time to become the international financial markets infrastructure business it is today. I look forward to actively contributing to the next phase of the Group’s future success as we continue to progress the execution of the Refinitiv transaction through to close.”

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