Friday, April 01, 2011

Sokol Tarnishes Buffett's Reputation

Until just a few days ago, David Sokol was a star manager at Berkshire Hathaway. He was CEO of NetJets and Chairman of MidAmerican Energy Holdings. Now he's caught up in a stock trading scandal involving Lubrizol, a company Berkshire Hathaway is in the process of acquiring. I did a two-part interview on CNBC yesterday about this issue. Here is Part I, and here is Part II. In addition, here is an article I wrote about the situation for The Fiscal Times.