Buffett to step down from Washington Post Co. board

Washington Post

Legendary investor Warren Buffett has served nearly 26 years on the board, first from 1974 to 1986 and then from May 1996 to the present. Currently finance committee chairman, the 80-year-old Buffett will retire when his term expires in May. || ALSO: The board voted to increase the Post's annual dividend from $9 a share to $9.40.

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