Jamie Dimon: Fast facts

Jamie Dimon: Living 'deliberately' after cancer
Jamie Dimon: Living 'deliberately' after cancer

Occupation: Chairman, president and CEO of JPMorgan Chase

Best-known for: Steering JPMorgan through the financial crisis

The New York native left his position as president of Citigroup (C) in 1998. Two years later, Dimon became CEO and chairman of Bank One. He led Bank One's merger with JPMorgan Chase and became president and CEO of JPMorgan (JPM) in 2005.

Dimon has faced several challenges during his tenure, including the 2008 financial crisis. JPMorgan settled with the Justice Department for $13 billion in 2013 over allegations it misrepresented mortgage-backed securities, which played a major role in causing the crisis.

In 2014, Dimon was diagnosed with a treatable form of throat cancer.

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