Is Washington Mutual's CEO Next?

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This morning we asked whether the firing of Ken Thompson would lead to a new bloodbath at the top of our financial institutions. A few hours later Washington Mutual took away the chief executive Kerry Killinger post as chairman of the company's board. Killinger has been running as a close second to Thompson as the most despised chief executive running a bank. There've been many calls for his head upon a platter. So how long has he got?
Felix Salmon reminds us that there were just 24 days between Thompson losing his chairmanship of Wachovia and his firing.
"At that rate, Kerry Killinger ... is likely to be fired on June 26. Mark your calendars!" Salmon writes.

Whither WaMu's Killinger?
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