Everyone wants to know who will replace Warren Buffett atop Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A)(NYSE:BRK-B) once the Oracle of Omaha is no longer running the ship. Buffett has been famously secretive about his replacement, but has he finally tipped his hand?
In the following video, Motley Fool analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss the lessons they learned from Warren Buffett while attending the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska. During the meeting, Warren Buffett and his business partner, Charlie Munger, took questions from shareholders for nearly 6 hours and provide their thoughts on everything from investing, corporate governance, and personal success. As usual, the speculation was rampant over who could be Buffett's successor. The smart money has it pegged as one of three guys: Ajit Jain, Matt Rose, or Greg Abel. Each man is incredibly important to one of Berkshire Hathaway's main subsidiaries and regularly receives praise from Mr. Buffett.
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