(May 7, 2018) Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, and Bill Gates discuss the decision to name Ajit Jain and Greg Abel as co-vice chairmen of Berkshire Hathaway, making clearer the line of succession to eventually be the company’s next CEO.
(May 6, 2017) Warren Buffett famously receives only $100,000 a year to be Berkshire Hathaway’s CEO. But what about the next person to have that job?
(May 6, 2017) Warren Buffett explains why his successor needs to have, above all else, solid capital allocation skills.
(May 6, 2017) Most investors believe Berkshire Hathaway’s stock will fall when Warren Buffett is out of the picture, but he has a different prediction.
(May 3, 2014) Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett talks about his working relationship with Charlie Munger and whether there’s been talk of a successor to Munger.
(March 19, 2012) Warren Buffett praises Ajit Jain is a genius with a sense of humor in the national television in India.
(December 11, 2011) America’s third richest man, Warren Buffett, announced on 60 Minutes tonight that his son Howard would succeed him as chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. Howard will serve as guardian of the company’s values but having nothing to do with the firm’s investment decisions.
(April 30, 2011) Warren Buffett says his “best deal” was hiring Ajit Jain to run Berkshire Hathaway’s reinsurance operations.
(April 30, 2011) Warren Buffett wants his son Howard to serve as independent chairman of Berkshire Hathaway after his death. He explains why this is especially important in light of Berkshire executive David Sokol’s improper actions and subsequent resignation.
(May 2, 2009) Warren Buffett explains why he thinks bringing his successor to Berkshire Hathaway headquarters would be “a waste of talent.”
(May 5, 2007) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger describe what they are looking for in Berkshire managers and why the right people are hard to come by.
(May 6, 2006) Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway explains why his successor, who will come from within Berkshire, won’t need any formal training.
(May 1, 2004) Warren Buffett talks about his succession plan and weighs in on whether Bill Gates could serve as Berkshire’s future chairman.
(May 4, 1998) Warren Buffett explains why he’s confident his successors will run Berkshire capably after he and Charlie Munger are gone.