October 28, 2020
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Berkshire Hathaway Board of Directors Compensation and Executive Salaries

Berkshire Hathaway is a large American holding company, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The company is lead by world famous investment Guru Warren Buffett who owns 30.71% voting power and 16.45% economic interest. He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Berkshire Hathaway since 1970. This shows trust of shareholders and other board members in him. Berkshire Hathaway stock is also one of the most expensive stocks in the US. If you are a shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, you can also share your opinion on phone number here.

Warren Buffett investment tips are considered most trusted among the investment hungry people around the world. Berkshire Hathaway grown much under his leadership and guidance. Let’s see board of directors salary and compensation who are working at Berkshire Hathaway.

Berkshire Hathaway Headquarters
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Berkshire Hathaway Board of Directors Compensations and Salary 2018

The following salary, bonus and total compensation information is obtained from SEC filing by the company.

Howard G. Buffett – American businessman, and philanthropist

This board member received US$3,300 as a total compensation.

Stephen B. Burke – Senior Executive Vice President of Comcast

This board member received US$3,300 as a total compensation.

Susan L. Decker – President of Yahoo! Inc (2007 – 2008)

This board member received US$7,300 as a total compensation.

William H. Gates III – Co-founder of Microsoft Corporation

This board member received US$3,300 as a total compensation.

David S. Gottesman – Founder of First Manhattan Co.

This board member received US$3,300 as a total compensation.

Charlotte Guyman – Adviser to Cameoworks and BoardReady

This board member received US$7,300 as a total compensation.

Thomas S. Murphy – Former CEO of Capital Cities / ABC, Inc.

This board member received US$7,300 as a total compensation.

Ronald L. Olson – Partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger Tolles & Olson LLP

This board member received US$3,300 as a total compensation.

Walter Scott, Jr. – Former CEO of Peter Kiewit Sons’ Inc.

This board member received US$3,300 as a total compensation.

Meryl B. Witmer – Founder of Eagle Value Partners LLC

This board member received US$7,300 as a total compensation.

Berkshire Hathaway Executive Salaries in Fiscal Year Ended in 2019

The following information about executives salary and total compensations is obtained from SEC filings.

Warren E. Buffett – Chief Executive Officer / Chairman of the Board

The CEO of Berkshire Hathaway earned $374,773 as a total compensation including base salary $100,000,
equity rewards $0, and other compensation $274,773.

Gregory E. Abel – Vice Chairman-Non Insurance Operations

The Vice Chairman Gregory Abel earned $19,014,000 as a total compensation including base salary $19,000,000, equity rewards $0, and other compensation $14,000.

Marc D. Hamburg – Senior Vice President / CFO

The Chief Financial Officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. earned $3,076,500 as a total compensation including base salary $3,062,500, equity $0, and other compensation $14,000.

Ajit Jain – Vice Chairman-Insurance Operations

The Vice Chairman of the company earned $19,014,000 as a total compensation including base salary $19,000,000, equity $0, and other compensation $14,000.

Charles T. Munger – Vice Chairman of the Board

The Vice Chairman Charles T. Munger earned $100,000 as a total compensation including base salary $100,000,
equity $0, and other compensation $0.

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Article last re-published on May 19, 2020.