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Part-time DJ David Solomon tipped to be next Goldman Sachs boss

Sean 'Diddy' Combs and David Solomon

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David Solomon, right here with rapper Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, likes blending with the celebrities in addition to blending tune

Senior figures at funding banks know that frequently running overdue into the evening can pass with the territory.

But David Solomon, the person tipped to be the next leader government of Goldman Sachs, does no longer handiest spend his evenings poring over the numbers.

As the 56-year-old’s Instagram account presentations, he additionally has a 2d existence as a DJ taking part in digital dance tune underneath the title D-Sol.

The banker is extensively anticipated to take excessive activity from Lloyd Blankfein.

Analysts say Mr Solomon’s accession changed into virtually sure after a rival for the activity, Harvey Schwarz, retired unexpectedly on Monday.

It isn’t transparent when Mr Blankfein, 63, will step down from Goldman Sachs – one of the vital international’s maximum influential banks.

Bahamas beats

Mr Solomon, who has been photographed with musicians reminiscent of Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, is understood for his love of events.

But his social media account suggests he is happier behind the decks than on the dance floor- with pictures of him functioning at occasions in Los Angeles, Miami and the Bahamas.

And there could also be a link to his remix of Fleetwood Mac hit Don’t Stop.

Reports recommend he’s additionally an avid wine collector, and takes vintages from his personal cellar to eating places relatively than depending on what’s on be offering.

It isn’t transparent if Mr Solomon – who earns simply shy of $2m (£1.4m) a 12 months ahead of bonuses – is paid for his musical endeavours.

But previous shape means that if, in existence after Goldman, the tune profession does not figure out then there’ll be a variety of choices in politics.

Mr Blankfein’s predecessor Henry Paulson changed into Treasury secretary underneath George W Bush. The present holder of that submit, Steven Mnuchin could also be Goldman alumni, as is President Trump’s outgoing economic adviser Gary Cohn.

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