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    Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRKB.MX)

    2,640.15 Down 20.85(0.78%) May 26, 4:08PM EDT
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    Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
    3555 Farnam Street
    Omaha, NE 68131
    United States - Map
    Phone: 402-346-1400
    Website: http://www.berkshirehathaway.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Property & Casualty Insurance
    Full Time Employees:361,270

    Business Summary 

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc. operates as a holding company. 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, and distributes electricity from solar, wind, nuclear, geothermal, and hydro 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; invests in fixed-income and equity instruments; and engages in manufactured housing and finance business, leasing of transportation equipment, and furniture leasing activities. Further, the company manufactures boxed chocolates and other confectionery products; specialty chemicals, metal cutting tools, and other products; flooring, insulation, roofing and engineered, building and engineered components, paint and coating, and bricks and masonry products; recreational vehicles, apparel products, jewelry, and custom picture framing products; and alkaline batteries. Additionally, it manufactures structural investment castings and forged components, machined airframe components and engineered critical fasteners; airfoil castings; titanium and nickel superalloy melted and mill products; and seamless pipes, fittings, and forgings. The company distributes newspapers, televisions, and information; franchises and services quick service restaurants; distributes electronic components; and offers steel and logistics 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; kitchen tools; and motorcycle apparel and equipment. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Warren E. Buffett , 86
    Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
    Mr. Marc D. Hamburg , 66
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
    Mr. Daniel J. Jaksich ,
    VP and Controller
    Mr. Ajit Jain , 64
    Chief Exec. Officer of Reinsurance Division
    Mr. Olza M. Nicely , 72
    Chief Exec. Officer of Geico
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in MXN.