Goldman names Elisha Wiesel as new chief information officer, replacing Chavez

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A view of the Goldman Sachs stall on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 16, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Copyright Reuters 2017)

Goldman Sachs Group Inc has named a new chief information officer as former head Marty Chavez moves on to become CFO of the Wall Street firm.

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Elisha Wiesel, currently chief risk officer for the securities division, will replace Chavez, according to an internal memo on Monday and confirmed by bank spokeswoman Tiffany Galvin.

Wiesel joined Goldman as an analyst in 1994 in the bank's commodities division J. Aron, where Chavez also began his career. He was named managing director in 2002 and partner in 2004.

(Reporting by Olivia Oran in New York; Editing by Bernard Orr)