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Louisville, KY, March 31, 2011 – Woodford Reserve, the Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby® is honoring the country’s favorite horse race with the release of the 2011 Kentucky Derby commemorative bottle. The limited-edition bottle features the artwork of award-winning artist and Virginia native Brett Amory. Amory showcases two horses racing in those final moments…

Louisville, KY, March 28, 2011 – Brown-Forman Corporation announced today the appointment of Lawson Whiting as managing director, Western Europe, based in London, effective May 1, 2011.  Whiting brings a broad range of experience to this important position, most recently serving as director of finance for Western Europe.  Whiting joined Brown-Forman in 1997 as an…

Louisville, KY, March 28, 2011 – Brown-Forman Corporation announced today the promotion of Geo. Garvin Brown IV to Executive Vice President, Brown-Forman Corporation, reporting to Brown-Forman Chief Executive Officer Paul Varga, while continuing to serve as Presiding Chair of the Board of Directors and Co-Chair of the Brown-Forman/Brown Family Shareholders Committee.  In this new role,…

Louisville, KY, March 27, 2011 – Chambord® Liqueur is partnering with iconic fashion designer Betsey Johnson for several of the brand’s Kentucky Derby® activities. As a breast cancer survivor, Johnson has supported Chambord’s breast cancer efforts in the past through the brand’s ‘Pink Your Drink’ program, but this is the first time she’ll be attending the…

Louisville, KY, March 25, 2011 – Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BFB, BFA) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $250 million of its outstanding Class A and Class B common shares through November 30, 2011, subject to market and other conditions.  Under this plan, the company can repurchase shares from…