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JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO and chairman Jamie Dimon. Some pension funds filed a shareholder resolution that says the bank would be better run if the chairman and CEO jobs were held by different people.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO and chairman Jamie Dimon. Some pension funds filed a shareholder resolution that says the bank would be better run if the chairman and CEO jobs were held by different people.
(J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

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For Jamie Dimon, life’s not getting any easier

First it swallowed his salary. Now it could cost him his role as chairman.

For Jamie Dimon, the chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., the so-called London Whale trading debacle just won’t go away.

On Wednesday, a group of JPMorgan shareholders announced that they had put forward a proposal calling on the bank’s board to separate the positions of chief executive and chairman, both held by Mr. Dimon.