Goldman loses sense of timing in succession shambles

The botched succession to the chief executive seat is un-Goldmanlike, and the firm must provide more clarity if it is to stay focused on its expansion plans and not cede the initiative to its rivals, writes David Rothnie.

  • By David Rothnie
  • 14 Mar 2018

When Lloyd Blankfein re-tweeted an article celebrating David Solomon’s DJ credentials last year, it was hard to know whether he was amused or annoyed at his potential successor’s nocturnal pursuits.

In fact, it turned out to be approval, as Blankfein endorsed Solomon’s candidature for the top job to ...

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