Greg Clarke Becomes CFO of Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway Company

  Greg Clarke Becomes CFO of Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway Company

Business Wire

DENVER -- March 25, 2013

Johns Manville (JM), a Berkshire Hathaway company and global building products
manufacturer, today announced that it has hired H. MacGregor (Greg) Clarke
(52) as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective April 4,
2013. In this role Clarke will be responsible for JM’s global finance and
supply chain organizations.

Johns Manville has named Greg Clarke senior vice president and chief financial
officer, responsible ...

Johns Manville has named Greg Clarke senior vice president and chief financial
officer, responsible for JM's global finance and supply chain organizations.
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“The position has been vacant since November when I accepted my current role,”
said Mary Rhinehart, JM president and CEO. “We took our time to ensure we
found exactly the right person to fill this key position.”

Clarke most recently was CFO of AeroGrow International, Inc. in Boulder, Colo.
Prior to that he was president and CEO of Ankmar, LLC, and earlier in his
career held financial leadership and strategic planning roles with The Coleman
Company, Inc.; PepsiCo, Inc.; and Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company. From
1997 to 2002, Clarke was Director of Finance for JM’s Insulation Group,
followed by vice president and general manager for JM’s Building Insulation
and Commercial & Industrial Insulation Divisions.

“We are excited to welcome Greg back to Johns Manville and to add his talents,
experience and leadership to the company,” said Rhinehart. “He will be
critical to driving many of our key initiatives and business strategies for
our future. I look forward to re-introducing him to our employees, customers,
suppliers and other key stakeholders.”

About Johns Manville

Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), is a
leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality products for building
insulation, mechanical insulation, commercial roofing, and roof insulation, as
well as fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential
applications. JM serves markets that include aerospace, automotive and
transportation, air handling, appliance, HVAC, pipe and equipment, filtration,
waterproofing, building, flooring, interiors and wind energy. In business
since 1858, the Denver-based company has annual sales of approximately $2.5
billion and holds leadership positions in all of the key markets that it
serves. JM employs approximately 7,000 people and operates 45 manufacturing
facilities in North America, Europe and China. Additional information can be
found at www.jm.com.

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Contact:

Johns Manville
Holly Leiker, 303-978-2042
Holly.Leiker@jm.com