People: Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKb.N)

BRKb.N on New York Stock Exchange

137.25USD
29 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Warren Buffett

84 1970 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Charles Munger

90 1978 Vice Chairman of the Board

Marc Hamburg

65 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Howard Buffett

59 1993 Director

Ronald Olson

73 1997 Director

Meryl Witmer

52 2013 Director

Stephen Burke

55 2009 Independent Director

Susan Decker

51 2007 Independent Director

William Gates

59 2005 Independent Director

David Gottesman

88 2003 Independent Director

Charlotte Guyman

57 2003 Independent Director

Donald Keough

87 2003 Independent Director

Thomas Murphy

2003 Independent Director

Walter Scott

82 1988 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Warren Buffett

Mr. Warren Edward Buffett is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. He has been director of the Corporation since 1965 and has been its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1970. Mr. Buffett is a controlling person of the Corporation. He was a director of The Washington Post Company until May 2011.

Charles Munger

Mr. Charles T. Munger is Vice Chairman of the Board of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., since 1978. Between 1984 and 2011, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Wesco Financial Corporation, approximately 80%-owned by the Corporation during that period. He also served as President of Wesco Financial Corporation between 2005 and 2011. Mr. Munger is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Daily Journal Corporation and a director of Costco Wholesale Corporation.

Marc Hamburg

Howard Buffett

Mr. Howard G. Buffett is Director of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., since 1993. For more than the past five years, Mr. Buffett has been President of Buffett Farms and President of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, a charitable foundation that directs funding for humanitarian and conservation related issues. He is also a director of The Coca-Cola Company and Lindsay Corporation.

Ronald Olson

Mr. Ronald L. Olson is Director of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., since 1997. For more than the past five years, he has been a partner in the law firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. He is also a director of City National Corporation, Edison International, Southern California Edison and The Washington Post Company and he is a trustee of Western Asset Funds.

Meryl Witmer

Ms. Meryl B. Witmer is Director of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Ms. Witmer has been a managing member of the General Partner of Eagle Capital Partners, L.P., an investment partnership. From 1989 through the end of 2000, she was one of two General Partners at Buchanan, Parker Asset Management which managed Emerald Partners L.P., an investment partnership.

Stephen Burke

Mr. Stephen B. Burke is Independent Director of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., since December 22, 2009. Mr. Burke has been the Chief Executive Officer of NBCUniversal and Executive Vice President of Comcast Corporation since January 2011. Prior to that time, from 1998 until January 2011, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Comcast Corporation. He is also a director of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a director of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Susan Decker

Ms. Susan L. Decker is Independent Director of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., since 2007. Ms. Decker also serves on the boards of directors of Intel Corporation, Costco Wholesale Corporation and LegalZoom. During the 2009-2010 school year, she served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Harvard Business School. Prior to that, from June 2000 to April 2009, Ms. Decker held various executive management positions at Yahoo! Inc., a global Internet brand, including president (June 2007 to April 2009), head of the Advertiser and Publisher Group (December 2006 to June 2007) and chief financial officer (June 2000 to June 2007). Before Yahoo!, Ms. Decker spent 14 years with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst and served on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council for a four-year term, from 2000 to 2004.

William Gates

Mr. William H. Gates, III., is Independent Director of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., since 2005. Mr. Gates currently serves as Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. For more than the past five years, Mr. Gates has also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Microsoft Corporation, a software company. Mr. Gates was the Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Corporation from its incorporation in 1981 until January 2000.

David Gottesman

Mr. David S. Gottesman is Independent Director of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. For more than the past five years, he has been a principal of First Manhattan Co., an investment advisory firm.

Charlotte Guyman

Ms. Charlotte Guyman is Independent Director of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Ms. Guyman was a general manager with Microsoft Corporation until July 1999 and has been retired since that time. She is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors of UW Medicine, an academic medical center.

Donald Keough

Mr. Donald R. Keough is Independent Director of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. since 2003. For more than the past five years, he has been Chairman of Allen & Company, an investment banking firm. Mr. Keough currently is a director of InterActive Corp. and The Coca-Cola Company.

Thomas Murphy

Mr. Thomas S. Murphy is Independent Director of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Mr. Murphy has been retired since 1996. He was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. from 1966 to 1990 and from February 1994 until his retirement in 1996.

Walter Scott

Mr. Walter Scott, Jr., is Independent Director of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., since 1988. For more than the past five years, he has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Level 3 Communications, Inc., which is engaged in telecommunications and computer outsourcing and is a successor to certain businesses of Peter Kiewit Sons’ Inc. He is also a director of Peter Kiewit Sons’ Inc. and Valmont Industries Inc. Mr. Scott was a director of Commonwealth Telephone Enterprises, Inc. until March 2007.

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