BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. (NYSE:BRK.A) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. (NYSE:BRK.A) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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ITEM5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On May6, 2017, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. held an annual meeting of
its shareholders. The agenda items for the meeting along with the
vote of the Companys ClassA and Class B common shareholders
voting together as a single class with respect to each of the
agenda items are shown below. There were six items acted on at
that meeting as follows: 1)Election of Directors; 2)A non-binding
resolution to approve the compensation of Berkshires Named
Executive Officers; 3)A non-binding resolution to determine the
frequency with which shareholders shall be entitled to have an
advisory vote on executive compensation; 4)a shareholder proposal
with respect to the disclosure of Berkshires policies and
procedures for making political contributions and the reporting
of political contributions; 5)a shareholder proposal requesting
the issuance of a report with respect to Berkshires policies,
plans and actions to measure, monitor, mitigate, disclose and set
quantitative reduction targets for methane emissions resulting
from all operations; and 6)a shareholder proposal requiring that
Berkshire divest its holdings in companies involved in the
extracting, processing, and/or burning of fossil fuels within 12
years. Berkshires shareholders reelected all of Berkshires
directors in an uncontested election. Following are the votes
cast for and against each director.

Proposal 1 Election of Directors

For

Against

Warren E. Buffett

627,292 4,354

Charles T. Munger

623,083 8,563

Howard G. Buffett

623,223 8,422

Stephen B. Burke

630,448 1,197

Susan L. Decker

628,131 3,514

William H. Gates III

629,313 2,332

David S. Gottesman

628,315 3,331

Charlotte Guyman

628,470 3,175

Thomas S. Murphy

627,249 4,397

Ronald L. Olson

623,213 8,432

Walter Scott, Jr.

619,314 12,331

Meryl B. Witmer

629,674 1,971

The results of the other matters acted upon at the meeting were
as follows.

For

Against

Abstain

Proposal 2 Advisory vote on executive compensation

627,987 1,842 1,817

1year

2years

3years

Abstain

Proposal 3 Advisory vote on the frequency of an
advisory vote on executive compensation

136,636 2,007 490,504 2,496

For

Against

Abstain

Proposal 4 Shareholder proposal

69,301 556,826 5,517

For

Against

Abstain

Proposal 5 Shareholder proposal

61,655 557,984 12,006

For

Against

Abstain

Proposal 6 Shareholder proposal

7,987 613,022 10,636


About BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. (NYSE:BRK.A)

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.

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. (NYSE:BRK.A) Recent Trading Information

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. (NYSE:BRK.A) closed its last trading session down -1,640.00 at 245,520.00 with 347 shares trading hands.

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