Apr 012011
 

I am quoted in this Bloomberg article on Lubrizol, David Sokol, and Berkshire Hathaway – April 1, 2011:

“He was the heir apparent,” said David Kass, a professor at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. “The exercise of his recommending Lubrizol to Warren Buffett was like a CEO in training.”

The entire article is available at:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-04-01/sokol-is-seen-by-experts-as-showing-poor-judgment-while-violating-no-laws.html

 Posted by at 3:14 am
Apr 012011
 

I am quoted in this article on Gregory Abel, David Sokol, and Berkshire Hathaway – April 1, 2011:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A)’s Gregory Abel, considered a candidate to succeed Chief Executive Officer Warren Buffett, got a promotion and the prospect of greater visibility with the resignation of his mentor, David Sokol.

“I perceive him as stepping into that top-four circle of potential successors,” David Kass, a professor at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, said yesterday in an interview. “He is very much a contender.”

The entire article is available at:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-04-01/berkshire-s-abel-advances-into-buffett-s-top-4-managers-after-sokol-exit.html

 Posted by at 1:09 am