Brown-Forman Names Managing Director for China

Louisville, KY, September 19, 2012 – Brown-Forman announced today the appointment of Terry Yip as managing director, China, effective October 8.  In this role, Yip will be responsible for the leadership and performance of Brown-Forman’s business in China, Macau and Hong Kong.Yip has extensive experience in Asia in various commercial leadership roles, including general […]

September 19th, 2012|Corporate|

Asahi to Distribute Brown-Forman Brands in Japan

Louisville, KY, September 19, 2012 – Brown-Forman confirmed today that it has reached agreement in principle with the Asahi Group to distribute its brands in Japan as of January 1, 2013.  The announcement follows one by Suntory stating that Brown-Forman and Suntory are concluding their more than 40-year business relationship at the conclusion of […]

September 19th, 2012|Corporate|

Old Forester Bourbon Honors Creator through Founder’s Day

Louisville, Ky. September 19, 2012 – George Garvin Brown, creator of Old Forester, America’s First Bottled Bourbon, was honored today for his major contributions to the bourbon industry with the second annual Founder’s Day celebration on the campus of Brown-Forman. The special event was created to recognize Brown’s ground-breaking work in the Kentucky Bourbon […]

September 19th, 2012|Brand|