General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> June 14, 1999

William H. Browne – Tweedy, Brown Company Llc

WILLIAM H. BROWNE has been with Investment Adviser since 1978 and is a member of the firm's Management Committee. He is a Managing Director of Tweedy, Browne Company LLC, and a general partner of TBK Partners, L.P. and Vanderbilt Partners, L.P., both private investment partnerships. Mr. Browne is an officer of Tweedy, Browne Fund Inc. He also serves as a Director of Fairchild Aerospace Corp. and Dornier Lufthart GmbH. Additionally, he is a Trustee of Colgate University. Mr. Browne holds the degrees of B.A. from Colgate University and M.B.A. from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Profile
ROBERT Q. WYCKOFF, JR. has been associated with the Investment Adviser since 1991 and is a Managing Director of Tweedy, Browne Company LLC. Prior to joining the Investment Adviser, he held positions with Bessemer Trust, C.J. Lawrence, J&W Seligan, and Stillrock Management. He received a B.A. from Washington & Lee University, and a J.D. from the University of Florida School of Law. Profile
TWST: Tell us about your investment approach, and why it has been so

successful for Tweedy Browne over the years.

Mr. Browne: I don't know to what extent you are familiar with the way