Who is Walter Scott Jr.?
He is a shareholder and director of Berkshire Hathaway Energy. He was born in 1931. He was married to Carolyn. She died of cancer in 1984. They had 4 children. He later married Suzanne, who has 2 children. He is a lifelong friend of Warren Buffet.
For many years he was CEO of Kiewit Corporation, one of the largest contractors in the world.
Berkshire Hathaway Energy
Berkshire Hathaway Energy is an investment company active in sustainable energy.
Investments include the MidAmerican Energy Company (providing environmentally responsible energy to customers in Iowa, Illinois, South Dakota, and Nebraska), PacifiCorp (the largest grid owner/operator on the US West Coast), and BHE Renewables, which focuses on energy from wind, solar, geothermal and hydroelectric sources.
Walter Scott Jr Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at US$ 4.2 billion. He owns 9% of Berkshire Hathaway Energy.
Scott is an active philanthropist through the Suzanne and Walter Scott Foundation. The foundation is named after his late wife Suzanne Scott, who died in 2013.
The foundation focuses on education and youth development. And support for the Omaha city community. In 2016 Scott donated US$ 53 million to Colorado State University School of Engineering. To form the WalterScott Jr. College of Engineering.