(Reuters) – Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. plans this year to allow shareholders to attend the company's annual meeting for the first time in three years, amid signs that the omicron wave may have peaked in the United States.
I a statement on Tuesday said the Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate "we are planning a personal meeting" on April 30, while the event was webcast for the seventh year in a row.
The plan was also announced as many large corporate meetings remain online or delayed when The highly contagious omicron variant of covid-19 is spreading around the world. "In the next few weeks, we will see, as a country, that everything turns around." lometers running round and other events. Mr. Buffett calls it "Woodstock for capitalists."
The meeting usually includes Mr. Buffett. Buffett, 91, and Berkshire's Vice President Charlie Munger, 98, answering several hours of shareholder questions.
Berkshire's 2020 meeting included Mr. Buffett and Berkshire Vice President Greg Abel answered questions in Omaha, while the 2021 meeting moved to Los Angeles so that Mr. Munger, who lives in the area, could join Mr. Buffett on stage. The shareholders stayed at home from both.
Berkshire said they would release more information about the meeting with its annual shareholder report on February 26.