1. Witmer Joins Berkshire Board

    Witmer Joins Berkshire Board
    Eagle Capital General Partner Meryl Witmer will be the first new Berkshire Hathaway director since 2009, with her appointment expanding the board to 13 members. General Electric nominated Mary L Schapiro, former SEC chair, to the board for approval at the annual meeting on April 24.
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