• 19 Nov 2012 at 5:51 PM

New JPMorgan CFO Is A Female Jamie Dimon, Says Person

J.P. Morgan named finance executive Marianne Lake to succeed Douglas Braunstein as chief financial officer of the largest U.S. bank. The appointment makes Ms. Lake one of the most powerful women on Wall Street as the New York company shuffles its leadership and recovers from a massive trading loss. The 43-year-old Ms. Lake currently is chief financial officer for the bank’s consumer unit. J.P. Morgan said that Mr. Braunstein will become a vice chairman of the company following Ms. Lake’s transition to the CFO position in first quarter 2013…Ms. Lake is known within the company as smart and assertive in the style of Mr. Dimon. “She talks so fast because she knows her numbers so well,” said a person close to the bank.  [WSJ]

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  1. Posted by petergibbons | November 19, 2012 at 6:35 PM

    Shouldn’t the headline read “New JPMorgan _CFO_ Is A Female Jamie Dimon, Says Person”?

  2. Posted by Hobbes | November 19, 2012 at 6:37 PM

    50% Jamie Dimon, 50% Troll.

  3. Posted by petergibbons | November 19, 2012 at 6:38 PM

    Shouldn't the headline read, "New JPMorgan _CFO_ Is A Female Jamie Dimon, Says Person"?

  4. Posted by Analyst | November 19, 2012 at 6:50 PM

    Looks like she's pinching a loaf out.

  5. Posted by Erin Callan | November 19, 2012 at 7:07 PM

    I'd like to hear some details about her personal shopper at Bergdorf's, please.

  6. Posted by Nick Lachey | November 19, 2012 at 7:43 PM

    She looks Irish from that angle.

  7. Posted by Quant me maybe | November 19, 2012 at 8:14 PM

    Ewwwwww!
    Yuck
    Yuck
    Yuckedy
    Yuck.

  8. Posted by inlovewithpmco | November 19, 2012 at 8:17 PM

    That's a man baby

    A Powers

  9. Posted by Guest | November 19, 2012 at 8:47 PM

    No doubt that she'll do well in the job but I always thought Jamie with boobs would somehow look hotter…

  10. Posted by Jimmy D | November 19, 2012 at 9:19 PM

    Black lack hat back fat chilla bag of that California witta Pocahontas with a fat cat

  11. Posted by Fashionista | November 19, 2012 at 9:31 PM

    She looks like she could touch up those roots.

  12. Posted by BessLevin | November 19, 2012 at 9:31 PM

    Yes. Apparently the DB IT hamsters ate my brain.

  13. Posted by Bejujular | November 19, 2012 at 10:52 PM

    Grin clearly wasn't at Blankfein level.

  14. Posted by El Guesto | November 20, 2012 at 8:53 AM

    Mega woof .

  15. Posted by jbro | November 20, 2012 at 9:12 AM

    Jamie with boobs would have been Blythe Masters. Our loss…

  16. Posted by PermaGuestII | November 20, 2012 at 9:17 AM

    Because clearly, the one and only talent you need to run a bank is to be good with numbers….

    -former Bear Stearns employee

  17. Posted by qwestion | November 20, 2012 at 10:00 AM

    Billy Joel wants his face back.

  18. Posted by TNT | November 20, 2012 at 11:32 AM

    That smile looks a lot like what you make when undergoing a prostate exam. Which does prove that she is a man enough to be the new CFO.

  19. Posted by Sandy-blaster | November 20, 2012 at 11:56 AM

    lights off, both of us under the comforter, Jamie's last presser video playing in the background, socks on, ski masks on, shirts on, pants off