Investment bank Lazard's
Interim CEO Steve Golub may be made chairman and Ken Jacobs named as CEO, the paper cited a source as saying, adding that Vice Chairman Gary Parr could also get a leadership role.
Lazard is not expected to announce Wasserstein's successor for another two weeks as no final decision has been made, the paper cited a source as saying.
Lazard could not immediately be reached for comment outside regular U.S. business hours.
(Reporting by Supantha Mukherjee in Bangalore; Editing by Greg Mahlich)