Goldman said Tuesday that David Solomon, currently
the bank's president and chief operating officer, would be Blankfein's successor.
Blankfein, who had served as CEO since 2006 and
will stay on as chairman through the end of the year, is already thinking about his next chapter, which could include more"unrestrained tweeting.".
David Solomon, the part-time electronic dance DJ who previously served as president of the company and co-head of its investment banking division,
took the reins from Lloyd Blankfein on Monday as CEO.
Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs' chief executive officer and chairman, shown here
in a Sept. 24, 2014 file photo, is announcing his retirement from the investment banking giant after 12 years at the helm.