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The Power 25: Leaders in Finance

The most influential people in the world of investment and banking today.

To help make sense of the shifting landscape of Wall Street, we introduce our first ranking of the 25 most powerful people in the world of investment banking.

Our list includes bank CEOs, star traders and high-priced rainmakers, and ranges from New York to London to Beijing. Subjective to be sure, our ranking nonetheless highlights some incontestable features about the industry during a time of historic transformation.

Click on the names below to read the executive profiles.


1James DimonChief Executive Officer, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

2Lloyd BlankfeinChief Executive Officer, Goldman Sachs Group

3Josef AckermannChief Executive Officer, Deutsche Bank

4Robert Diamond Jr.President, Barclays

5Brady DouganChief Executive Officer, Credit Suisse

6James GormanChief Executive–designate, Morgan Stanley

7Thomas MontagPresident, Global Banking and Markets Bank of America Merrill Lynch

8Anshu JainHead of Global Markets Deutsche Bank

9Kenichi WatanabeChief Executive Officer, Nomura Holdings

10Gary CohnPresident and COO, Goldman Sachs Group

11Jes StaleyChief Executive Officer, Investment Bank JPMorgan Chase & Co.

12Wang DongmingChairman, Citic Securities Co.

13John HavensChief Executive Officer, Institutional Clients Group Citigroup

14Alex Wilmot-SitwellCo–Chief Executive Officer UBS Investment Bank

15Stuart GulliverChief Executive Officer, Global Banking and Markets HSBC Holdings

16David HellerCo-Head, Global Securities Division Goldman Sachs Group

17H. Rodgin CohenChairman, Sullivan & Cromwell

18Li JiangeChairman, China International Capital Corp.

19Paul TaubmanCo-President–designate, Institutional Securities Morgan Stanley

20André EstevesChief Executive Officer, BTG Pactual

21Antonio WeissHead of Investment Banking Lazard

22Andrea OrcelExecutive Chairman, Banking and Markets Bank of America Merrill Lynch

23Richard FriedmanHead of Goldman Sachs Capital Partners Goldman Sachs Group

24Kenneth MoelisChief Executive Officer, Moelis & Co.

25Kenneth GriffinChief Executive Officer, Citadel Investment Group

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