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Buffett Says Musk Could Improve as CEO, Doubts Merit of Tweeting

April 12, 2019, 1:44 PM

Warren Buffett echoed Tesla Inc.’s largest outside investor in questioning whether Elon Musk and Twitter make a good match.

“He’s a remarkable guy. I just don’t see the necessity to communicate,” the chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said in an interview with Yahoo Finance airing on April 12. Buffett drew a stark contrast between Musk’s Twitter habits and his own, saying he’s only on the social network because a friend asked if she could sign him up and post on his behalf.

Buffett, 88, said Musk has “room for improvement” in behaving like a CEO, though he added ...