Berkshire Hathaway is an American multinational conglomerate holding company. It owns a diverse range of businesses, including insurance and finance subsidiaries and a host of almost fifty businesses ranging from jewellery and furniture to manufactured homes. The company also has significant minority holdings in companies such as American Express, The Coca-Cola Company and IBM. Its CEO and chairman of the board is Warren Buffett, one of the world’s wealthiest men, who holds 20% of the company. It is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.