TV show “60 Minutes” had a brief profile of Howard Buffett, following his announced appointment as the next Berkshire Hathaway Chairman of the Board when Buffett, well, is Chairman no more. As a guardian of the company’s culture – and that is all that investors should expect from him – he is probably as good as it gets. Given the importance of the task to a successful Berkshire post-Buffett, it is no small task. We collect a few links and videos on Howard Buffett.
The 13-minute “60 Minutes” segment on Howard Buffett (Hint to CBS – don’t have more than one ad per online video, it is absolutely irritating):60 Minutes “Overtime”: Growing up Buffett60 Minutes: Why Howard?Video: Breakout Blog’s 4-minute discussion of Howard Buffett.
From the “interesting but not to the point” series, Howard has some interesting things to say about plowing:Berkshire’s isn’t the only board he’s in: count Coca-Cola Enterprises (the bottler) ConAgra and Archer Daniels Midland as very important companies he’s been in the boards of. He is an accomplished philanthropist as well.