Warren Buffett , the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. chief executive officer preparing the firm for his eventual departure, praised the company’s roster of CEO candidates as he criticized former manager David Sokol for his stock dealings.
Howard Buffett said following his billionaire father, Warren, as chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will require upholding practices that have been prized for decades as the company grew to $240 billion in market value.
Howard Buffett, the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. director and son of Chairman Warren Buffett, said Wall Street protesters were provoked by abuses from corporations amid a widening disparity between rich and poor.
Howard Buffett , who may help select his father’s successor at Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said Warren Buffett ’s circle of most trusted managers, like Tony Nicely and Ajit Jain , will expand to include railroad chief Matthew Rose .
Warren Buffett , the 80-year-old chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. , added a name to a list of potential successors a year after his $26.5 billion railroad takeover brought manager Matt Rose to the firm.