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Gary Cohn Says a ‘Digitized’ Bank Is One Option for Future Role

  • A board seat doesn’t appeal to former Goldman executive
  • Getting involved with young entrepreneurs is another option
Gary Cohn
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Gary Cohn, the former director of the White House Economic Council, said he’s still weighing options for his next role but one possibility is a digital bank.

“I do have an idea for a company,” Cohn, who was Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s president before joining the Trump administration, said Tuesday in an interview on CNBC. “It would be an interesting concept playing on the knowledge I know from the banking world, in running a regulated bank, but in a digitized world.”