David Ryan, Goldman Sachs’s president for Asia ex-Japan, is retiring from the bank after just two years at the helm.
Ryan was something of a rising star within the bank and was clearly being groomed for a senior leadership position back in New York, having made partner at the age of just 34 in 2004, the same year he moved to Asia. He will retire by the end of this year, according to a statement from the bank.
“It’s not a decision the firm was thrilled about,” says a source at Goldman. “He’s clearly a world-class banker.”
As one source notes, Ryan was...