NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Donald Trump surprised the world with his victory over Hillary Clinton in the U.S. election this week, now the President-Elect is looking toward filling his cabinet and JPMorgan (JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon is reportedly being considered as Treasury Secretary.
One bump in the road to his appointment, if in fact information from sources speaking to CNBC's pans out, the head of the banking giant has said in the past that he has no interest in taking the job.
"This would be welcome news by Wall Street," CNBC's Kayla Tausche noted on "Squawk Alley" Thursday morning. "It would be a shift change in the conversation in the way that Wall Street is treated after a period of extremely heavy regulation and where Wall Street fat cats were the center for a lot of blame in post-crisis rhetoric."
Tausche went on to ask fellow CNBC reporter Kate Kelly if there was any word on who might takeover at JPMorgan if Dimon were offered the position and accepted. It has been speculated for some time, even before knowing who the President-Elect would be, that Dimon is at the top of the list of those considered for the position.
"Certainly they have senior executives who I know Jamie Dimon thinks highly of, whether that's CFO Marianne Lake, whether that's head of the assets management business Mary Erdoes, Matt Zames the COO or others. So I think they've been building that bench," Kelly said.
Despite the speculation, Dimon has previously indicated he would not be interested in taking the post. In September, Dimon told the Washington Economic Club that appointing a Wall Street bank CEO to the post would be virtually impossible.