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Portrait de Warren Buffett
Birthday : 08/30/1930
Place of birth : Omaha (Omaha) - United States
Public asset : 83,039,406,549 USD
Country of residence : United States
Linked companies : Berkshire Hathaway Inc. - Precision Castparts Corp.

Summary 
Warren Edward Buffett is an American businessperson who has been at the head of 7 different companies and occupies the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Berkshire Hathaway Assurance Corp., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investment Management), Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Berkshire Hathaway Life Insurance Company of Nebraska, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at General Reinsurance AG and Manager of Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC (which are all subsidiaries of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.). Warren Edward Buffett is also Trustee at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust, Member of American Academy of Arts & Sciences and Principal at West End Capital Management (Bermuda) Ltd. and on the board of 5 other companies.

Mr. Buffett previously occupied the position of Chairman for Justin Brands, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp.

Warren Edward Buffett received an undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska and a graduate degree from Columbia University.


Anecdotes
Known to be very little spender, Warren Buffett bought a private jet for the company. Considering this expense “unnecessary “, he named his plane the "unjustifiable".

Warren Buffett uses every letter to shareholders to promote the products of the company. In 2006 he wrote "I feel good. It's fascinating to see what Cherry Coke and hamburgers can do for us. "

His first takeover was at the age of six by buying six packs of Coca Cola in the grocery store of his grandparents, which he sold at retail winning a cent of profit per can. Today he is the biggest shareholder of the famous company (8.11%).

Each year, in order to reap benefits for a foundation in San Francisco, Warren Buffett auctions on EBay a launch with him. In 2007, an American financial spent $ 650.100 to share a steak with Warren Buffett.
Citations
"A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought."

"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."

"Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked."

"It's better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you'll drift in that direction."


Current positions of Warren Buffett 
NameTitle Since
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
(Multiline Insurance & Brokers)
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 1965
Berkshire Hathaway Life Insurance Company of Nebraska Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 1965
General Reinsurance AG Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 1970
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investment Management) Chairman & Chief Executive Officer -
Berkshire Hathaway Assurance Corp. Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 2007
Precision Castparts Corp.
(Aerospace & Defense)
Director 2016
XTRA SSC Corp. Director -
Grinnell College Trustee -
Urban Institute Trustee -
Berkshire Hathaway Energy Co. Director 2000
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust Trustee -
West End Capital Management (Bermuda) Ltd. Principal -
American Academy of Arts & Sciences Member -
Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC Manager -


Holdings of Warren Buffett 
NameEquities%Valuation
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)
Multiline Insurance & Brokers
270,64436.9%82,817,064,000 USD
Wells Fargo (WFC)
Banks
2,009,0000.043%92,574,720 USD
Seritage Growth Properties (SRG)
Commercial REITs
2,000,0005.61%64,660,000 USD
US Bancorp (USB)
Banks
884,2300.055%40,409,311 USD
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)
115,9540.0085%23,675,488 USD
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
IT Services & Consulting
9,0000.0010%1,023,030 USD


Warren Buffett : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Marc D. Hamburg Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Precision Castparts Corp.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC
XTRA SSC Corp.
Berkshire Hathaway Energy Co.
Charles Munger Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Berkshire Hathaway Assurance Corp.
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investment Management)
Bill Gates Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust
Gregory Edward Abel Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Berkshire Hathaway Energy Co.
Todd Anthony Combs Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investment Management)
Precision Castparts Corp.
Walter Scott, Jr. Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Berkshire Hathaway Energy Co.
Mitchell Elias Daniels Urban Institute
American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Meryl B. Witmer Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Charlotte M. Guyman Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Ronald L. Olson Berkshire Hathaway Inc.


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Warren Buffett : Connections 
Richline Group, Inc.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC
ProPublica, Inc.
Save The Children Federation, Inc.
Urban Institute
TerraPower LLC
Cascade Investment LLC
Berkshire Hathaway Assurance Corp.
Good Samaritan Hospital (Los Angeles)


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