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Could JPMorgan veteran Jamie Dimon be headed for retirement?

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon, the long-standing figurehead of the banking giant, has sparked speculation about his potential resignation plans with a recent statement. During the company's annual investor day, Dimon, known for asserting that he has "five more years" left at the helm, pivoted from his usual stance, saying that his remaining time at the company is not five years anymore.

Yahoo Finance's David Hollerith breaks down the details, providing insights into Dimon's potential departure timeline and possible successors.

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This post was written by Angel Smith

Video transcript

Now JP.

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Morgan Chase is long time CEO Jamie Diamond sounding like he may finally be ready to put a succession plan in place.

He said at the Banks Investor Day that his timeline isn't five years anymore, and they are quote moving people around.

So what does the future look like for America's biggest bank?

We've got our very own David Hall with us for this conversation.

David, thanks so much for coming in studio with us.

Obviously, this is a big deal, but he did kind of tease.

Well, maybe I'll stick around as chairman.

So is Jamie Dimond really going away?

And if so, what does that mean for the bank?

It's a good question, Mattie.

I mean, I think I think the context is for years.

Jamie Diamond is sort of rebuffed attempts of pinning down his succession by explaining he'll be around for another five years.

So this is sort of a definitive comment that he might not.

It also lines up with 2026 which is something that we he had been looking at, um, based on his special retention awards, uh, for stock options, which, uh, expire.

Or at least he can exercise in July 2026.

Obviously, he's a billionaire, so maybe the stock options aren't really the most important thing to him.

Um, but, you know, last year he also did allude to something like 3.5 years, which would be along that time frame, too.

And it wasn't clear whether or not it was a joke at the time.

It was never clarified, but that's where we are now.

And it makes for an interesting, um, dynamic because also, JP.

Morgan has gotten a little bit more clear about telegraphing potential successors.

And who are those successors?

Because we've heard a little bit more drips and drabs just about who might be considered.

So when we think about how JP.

Morgan could potentially look under the successors, what is the thought there?

Yeah, I think the the two clear front runners are Jennifer Pep and, uh, Mary Anne Lake.

And until recently, they both headed the sprawling consumer, uh, and community Bank of JP.

Morgan.

And so, uh, now the dynamic has gotten interesting because both have been around at JP.

Morgan longer than Jamie Dimond, and both have been in various CFO roles.

But peeps SE is actually leading a new combined unit of the commercial bank and the investment bank, and that's a little bit more complicated than the consumer bank.

So we'll want to pay attention to what's going on there as far as, um, what might lead us to see?

Uh, who's in the leadership?

Uh, front running position.

All right.

David Haller.

It's great to have you on set here with us.

Thanks so much great to be here.

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