BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. (NYSE:BRK.A) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
At a special meeting of the Board of Directors held on January9, 2018, Gregory E. Abel and Ajit Jain were elected to the Board of Directors of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (“Berkshire”) following the Board of Directors unanimous approval of a resolution to increase the number of members of the Board of Directors from the then current number of twelve to fourteen. There were no arrangements or understandings between either Mr.Abel or Mr.Jain and any of the members of Berkshire’s Board of Directors in connection with Mr.Abel’s and Mr.Jain’s election. At this date, there has been no determination as to what committees of the Board of Directors that Mr.Abel or Mr.Jain will be named.
Berkshire issued a press release announcing Mr.Abel’s and Mr.Jain’s election to Berkshire’s Board of Directors. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 5.02 Financial Statements and Exhibits
|99.1||Press Release issued by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. dated January10, 2018|
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in various business activities. The Company conducts insurance businesses on both a primary basis and a reinsurance basis, a freight rail transportation business and a group of utility and energy generation and distribution businesses. Its segments include GEICO, General Re Corporation (General Re), Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group (BHRG), Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC (BNSF), Berkshire Hathaway Energy, Manufacturing, McLane Company, Service and retailing, and Finance and financial products. Its insurance and reinsurance business activities are conducted through various domestic and foreign-based insurance entities. Its insurance businesses provide insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks, and also reinsure life, accident and health risks across the world.