First he was an heir apparent to Jamie Dimon at the biggest bank in the U.S.
Then he came close to getting the top job at Barclays, a company older than the U.S. itself.
Bloomberg News reports that three years later, Jes Staley is the closest he’s ever been to getting a big bank’s CEO seat.
The wrinkle is that it’s at Barclays, a firm where performance is dragging, Chairman John McFarlane has suggested competing with U.S. rivals is futile, the last two CEOs were pressured to leave, and bankers have jokingly revised 'RISES', a company motto, to 'CRISES'.
To access the complete Bloomberg News article hit the link below: