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Once Fired by JPMorgan Over a Trading Blowup, He’s Now the CFO

  • Barnum shifted from big-money wagers to nuts-and-bolts roles
  • He’s ‘different than all the other Groton and Harvard people’
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WATCH: Jeremy Barnum's incredible career arc to become the CFO of JPMorgan.Source: Bloomberg

The CV isn’t quite what you’d expect for someone who’s about to handle the finances of the mighty JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Long before Jeremy Barnum was promoted to chief financial officer, he was fired over a trading mishap -- by JPMorgan. He later parted ways with hedge fund BlueMountain Capital Management over another market blunder.