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Buffett Confident Son Could Lead Board, CEO Tells ‘60 Minutes’

December 12, 2011

Dec. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., told CBS program “60 Minutes” that he’s confident in the ability of his son Howard to lead the board.

“He knows plenty about the business in terms of the values of the business,” the elder Buffett, 81, said in the interview broadcast today.

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