Company executives and investors across the globe are taking to social media to acknowledge the passing of Charlie Munger, the renowned investor who served as Warren Buffett’s esteemed business partner at Berkshire Hathaway for over five decades. Munger’s death was announced on Tuesday, leaving behind a void in the financial industry.
A Titan of Business and an Astute Observer
Tim Cook, the chief executive of Apple and Berkshire Hathaway’s largest holding, expressed his admiration for Munger on X (formerly known as Twitter). Cook described him as “a titan of business and keen observer of the world around him.” He further emphasized how Munger had served as an inspiration for a whole generation of leaders.
Guiding Influence and Unmatched Wisdom
Unparalleled Collaboration and Common Sense
Mohamed El-Erian, the former CEO of Pimco and a renowned bond guru, shared his thoughts on Munger’s legacy on X. El-Erian praised Munger and Buffett for leading an investment powerhouse that significantly improved countless lives. According to El-Erian, their success showcased the power of collaboration, synergies, and most importantly, common sense.
Celebrating a Remarkable Life
Munger was only a month away from celebrating his monumental 100th birthday. Unfortunately, his health took a sudden decline. Plans were already underway to honor his remarkable life at a black-tie New Year’s Eve party in Los Angeles.
As we bid farewell to Charlie Munger, his impact and contributions to the world of business and investing will forever be remembered. His legacy will continue to inspire future generations of leaders, reminding us of the importance of wisdom, collaboration, and moral integrity.