BRK-A - Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

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Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

3555 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68131
United States
402-346-1400
http://www.berkshirehathaway.com

SectorFinancial Services
IndustryInsurance - Diversified
Full-time employees389,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Warren E. BuffettChairman, Pres & CEO388.97kN/A1930
Mr. Marc David HamburgSr. VP & CFO2.26MN/A1950
Mr. Ajit JainVice Chairman of Insurance Operations & Director18.01MN/A1952
Mr. Gregory Edward AbelVice Chairman of Non Insurance Bus. Operations & Director18.01MN/A1962
Mr. Daniel Jerome JaksichVP, Controller & Principal Accounting OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2018, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., through its subsidiaries engages in insurance, freight rail transportation, and utility businesses. It provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, as well as life, accident, and health reinsurance; and operates railroad systems in North America. The company also generates, transmits, stores, and distributes electricity from natural gas, coal, wind, solar, hydro, nuclear, and geothermal sources; operates natural gas distribution and storage facilities, interstate pipelines, and compressor and meter stations; and holds interest in coal mining assets. In addition, it offers real estate brokerage services; and leases transportation equipment and furniture. Further, the company manufactures boxed chocolates and other confectionery products; specialty chemicals, metal cutting tools, and components for aerospace and power generation applications; flooring, insulation, roofing and engineered, building and engineered components, paints and coatings, and bricks and masonry products, as well as offers homebuilding and manufactured housing finance; recreational vehicles, apparel products, jewelry, and custom picture framing products; and alkaline batteries. Additionally, it manufactures castings, forgings, fasteners/fastener systems, and aerostructures; titanium, steel, and nickel; and seamless pipes and fittings. The company distributes newspapers, televisions, and information; franchises and services quick service restaurants; distributes electronic components; and offers logistics services, grocery and foodservice distribution services, professional aviation training programs, and fractional aircraft ownership programs. In addition, it retails automobiles; furniture, bedding, and accessories; household appliances, electronics, and computers; jewelry, watches, crystal, china, stemware, flatware, gifts, and collectibles; kitchenware; and motorcycle accessories. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

Corporate governance

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 29 July 2019 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder rights: 10; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.
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