Goldman Sachs president and co-CEO Harvey Schwartz to retire
Mr. Schwartz has served in his current role since January 2017, and prior to that, served for four years as Chief Financial Officer, where he oversaw our most critical financial and risk management processes.
During Mr. Schwartz’s tenure as Chief Financial Officer, he played a critical role in helping the firm adapt to significant changes in the regulatory environment.
In the process, he served as a champion for the vital role of the Federation and contributed significantly to our culture of regulatory compliance.
Prior to being named Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Schwartz served in a variety of leadership roles.
From 2008 to 2013, he served as the global co-head of the Securities Division, where he was instrumental in overseeing growth in our client franchise across FICC and Equities.
During the financial crisis, Mr. Schwartz played an important role in the management of our risk exposures, even while we were meeting the significant needs of our clients.
From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Schwartz served as global head of Securities Division Sales following his leadership of North American Sales.
Prior to that, within Investment Banking, he co-headed the Americas Financing Group, which centralizes financing-related advice, origination and execution.
Mr. Schwartz was named managing director in 1999 and partner in 2002.
He joined the firm in 1997 as a vice president.