Lloyd Blankfein

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein started tweeting this month, and it’s fair to say he jumped right in.

In his first tweet, the Wall Street CEO, using the handle @lloydblankfein, lamented President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris agreement.

In his third tweet, coming the day after Trump kicked off his “infrastructure week,” he raved about the impressive infrastructure in one of the US’s rival superpowers — China.

His fourth sarcastically asked how “infrastructure week” had gone, after former FBI Director James Comey delivered a Senate testimony that overshadowed any of Trump’s legislative proposals that week.

In an interview on CNBC’s “Mad Money with Jim Cramer,” Blankfein was asked why he started tweeting. He said:

“In the financial crisis there was no – nobody knew anything about what Goldman Sachs did.”
“And I said, ‘If this ever happens again, I’m not going to allow there to be a vacuum about what we’re like. I’m going to go – we’re going to have to communicate to the world more of what we do.’ Which we’ve done institutionally, but also, there’s a personal element to it too.”
“And the reason why I do it, it has to fall in …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Technology

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