Buffett: Chosen successor does not know it

Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:54am EST
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(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's chosen successor as chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway (BRKa.N: Quote) does not know he has been chosen for the role, Buffett told CNBC on Monday.

The board has a name in mind and has had for years now, Buffett said Monday.

(Reporting by Ben Berkowitz in Boston; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)