Who Is Tracy Britt Cool?

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Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg’s Noah Buhayar and Su Keenan discuss Tracy Britt Cool who was hired by Warren Buffet fresh out of business school and who now is the Chairman of 4 units of the company in “On The Markets” on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Constellation of companies.

She is officially the chairman of four units, including one in our backyard.

Then jim and more is -- benjamin moore is a paint company a lot of people like.

My colleague laura colby and i spoke with buffett about her evolving role.

She said that she thinks like he does and for that reason she trust -- trust him to be out there and oversee the sprawling business empire he has built.

She was voted most likely to be a billionaire.

There are some who say that her idea was not exactly the same as everyone else's. we spoke with some of her friends.

They say that tracy is very interested in business.

She has the kind of mind that can drill down and think about the things that matter to someone like warren buffett when he is overseeing a big business like he has.

She had to fire three ceo's and find replacements.

She had to change three ceo's benjamin moore had to change the ceo for a second time.

It has not been entirely a slow -- smooth ride.

But this is maybe a good thing for her to be going through these experiences.

They will test her.

They will make or potentially a more valuable person for berkshire long-term.

They are a triumvirate, if you will.

There are three similar individuals being tested by buffett.

Buffett called them the t's. the other two are todd and ted.

Both used to run hedge funds.

If you talk to buffett, these are hires really leave berkshire or prepare berkshire for a succession in a really big way.

What is the biggest take away here?

You talk about the successor and how they can take it forward.

Tracy has been in an operational oversight role.

She has given a lot of information.

All right, thank you very much.

Thank you.

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