What do the 2nd and the 3rd paragraphs mean?
Ajit Jain heads up BH Reinsurance and has done wonders, building float to an incredible $24 billion as of year-end 2008. What would Berkshire do without him?
Buffett noted that the authority here goes with the person, not the position.
While he’s happy to give his pen to Ajit, signing for major deals, he would not do so with anyone else.