TUNE IN ALERT -- YAHOO! FINANCE & CNBC LAUNCH NEW PROGRAM "OFF THE CUFF"
First Guest Warren Buffett
Today, Monday, November 12, Yahoo! Finance and CNBC premiered the first episode of "Off the Cuff" featuring Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman & CEO. Buffett sits down for a conversation with Becky Quick, co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk Box," to discuss what he eats for breakfast, what his biggest extravagance is and the thing for which he would gladly pay half his net worth.
With new episodes airing each week, "Off the Cuff" features sit-downs with C-level executives to explore their journey to the corner office and beyond. Upcoming guests include Robert McNair, Houston Texans Owner; Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo Chairman and CEO; and Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO and co-CIO.
ABOUT "OFF THE CUFF:"
As the leader of a company, the line between work and the rest of life can become muddy. This dynamic new project will offer intimate access beyond the boardroom and the day-to-day pressures of running a business. Executives will answer questions about their journey to the corner office and beyond-how they got to where they are, the motivation, the inspiration, what are they most proud of, what they eat for breakfast, and much more.
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