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Form 8-K for BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC


6-May-2014

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


ITEM 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On May 3, 2014, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. held an annual meeting of its shareholders. The agenda items for the meeting along with the vote of the Company's Class A and Class B common shareholders voting together as a single class with respect to each of the agenda items are shown below. There were four items acted on at that meeting as follows: 1) Election of Directors; 2) A non-binding resolution to approve the compensation of Berkshire's Named Executive Officers; 3) A non-binding resolution to determine the frequency with which shareholders shall be entitled to have an advisory vote on executive compensation; and 4) a shareholder proposal with respect to the establishment of quantitative goals for the reduction of greenhouse gas and other emissions at Berkshire's energy generating holdings. Berkshire's shareholders reelected all of Berkshire's directors in an uncontested election. Following are the votes cast for and against each director.

Proposal 1 - Election of Directors

                                                     For        Against
             Warren E. Buffett                      666,753        2,978
             Charles T. Munger                      663,023        6,708
             Howard G. Buffett                      662,699        7,032
             Stephen B. Burke                       668,587        1,143
             Susan L. Decker                        666,402        3,329
             William H. Gates III                   667,879        1,852
             David S. Gottesman                     667,944        1,786
             Charlotte Guyman                       666,555        3,175
             Donald R. Keough                       666,489        3,242
             Thomas S. Murphy                       661,250        8,481
             Ronald L. Olson                        660,619        9,112
             Walter Scott, Jr.                      662,509        7,222
             Meryl B. Witmer                        667,938        1,793

The results of the other matters acted upon at the meeting were as follows.

                                                            For          Against        Abstain
Proposal 2 - Advisory vote on executive compensation       666,751          1,776          1,203






                                                 1 year        2 years        3 years       Abstain
Proposal 3 - Advisory vote on the frequency
of an advisory vote on executive

compensation 113,530 2,412 552,310 1,275

For Against Abstain Proposal 4 - Shareholder proposal 49,554 561,642 58,534


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