Brown-Forman Elects Three Fifth Generation Brown Family Members to its Board of Directors

Louisville, KY, March 24, 2006 — Brown-Forman Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Sandra Frazier, Martin S. Brown, Jr., and Geo. Garvin Brown IV to become directors of the company, effective May 8. All three are descendants of George Garvin Brown, who founded Brown-Forman in 1870, and they are the […]

March 24th, 2006|Corporate|

Churchill Downs Makes it 'Official' (2006)

March 20, 2006, Louisville, KY — Brown-Forman brands have returned to the starting gates for Kentucky Derby 132. Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Early Times Mint Julep, Finlandia Vodka, Korbel California Champagne, and Fetzer Wines are the “Official” products of the Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs’ Derby-related events this year.A title bestowed on only a handful […]

March 20th, 2006|Brand|

Brown-Forman Sec Filings Note Changes in Trust Advisors

Louisville, KY, March 16, 2006 — Brown-Forman Corporation announced that SEC filings are being made to reflect changes in trust advisors who vote Brown-Forman Class A shares held in certain Brown family trusts. These advisor changes are part of a planned evolution of these long-standing trusts. The beneficiaries of these trusts remain the same […]

March 16th, 2006|Earnings|

Brown-Forman to Acquire Chambord Liqueur

Louisville, KY, March 16, 2006 — Brown-Forman Corporation announced today that it has reached agreement with Charles Jacquin et Cie, owner and producer of Chambord Liqueur, to purchase the Chambord brand and all related assets for $255 million dollars in cash.Chambord is a super-premium, black raspberry liqueur that is produced and bottled in France. […]

March 16th, 2006|Earnings|

Brown-Forman to Acquire Chambord Liqueur

Louisville, KY, March 16, 2006 — Brown-Forman Corporation announced today that it has reached agreement with Charles Jacquin et Cie, owner and producer of Chambord Liqueur, to purchase the Chambord brand and all related assets for $255 million dollars in cash.Chambord is a super-premium, black raspberry liqueur that is produced and bottled in France. […]

March 16th, 2006|Corporate|