LOUISVILLE, KY October 23, 2018– Brown-Forman was recently recognized with five awards from Korn Ferry, Talent Board, and Brandon Hall Group in the areas of employee engagement, talent acquisition, and human capital management.

Korn Ferry named Brown-Forman an Employee Engagement Award winner, one of only 52 companies in 47 countries to be recognized. These companies, in the second annual awards program, are chosen based on the largest percentage of positive responses to employee engagement questions in an employee opinion survey administered Korn Ferry. Award recipients are considered “best in class” in employee engagement.

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm that helps clients synchronize strategy and talent to drive superior performance. The study analyzed recent Korn Ferry employee opinion survey data from 530 companies and 3.7 million respondents in more than 60 countries across the globe. The winners are companies that hold one of the top three highest scores within their respective countries of operation, with some countries recognizing four companies in the case of a tie. Learn more at https://engage.kornferry.com/employee-engagement-awards.

Brown-Forman was presented a North American Candidate Experience award by Talent Board. The award recognized those organizations with an exceptional job candidate experience. As one of 65 award winners, Brown-Forman was found to have an exemplary candidate experience according to the candidates themselves.

Talent Board is a non-profit organization focused on the promotion and benchmark research of a quality candidate experience. More than 200 companies registered to participate in the 2018 North American Awards program, which ultimately collected the thoughts and experiences of over 130,000 job candidates. More information can be accessed at www.thetalentboard.org.

Brandon Hall presented Brown-Forman awards for Best Advance in Custom Content (gold); Best Learning Team (bronze); and Best Candidate Experience (bronze). The 24th annual HCM Excellence Awards recognize organizations that have successfully deployed human capital management programs, strategies, processes, systems, and tools that have achieved measurable results for the company.

Brandon Hall Group is the leading independent research and analyst organization focused on human capital management (HCM) practices. The award entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran senior industry experts and Brandon Hall Group analysts based on how well they fitted the need, were designed and functionally delivered, their innovation, and their measurable benefits. The winners are listed at www.brandon-hall.com.

“Our HR teams work diligently every day to create an engaging and rewarding experience for all our stakeholders, including our valued people and those looking to join our company,” said Chris Graven, Brown-Forman’s vice president, director, global talent management. “We are humbled and honored that this work has been recognized by such notable organizations.”

For nearly 150 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s & Cola, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, Finlandia, Korbel, el Jimador, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, Canadian Mist, Herradura, New Mix, Sonoma-Cutrer, Early Times, Chambord, BenRiach, GlenDronach and Slane. Brown-Forman’s brands are supported by over 4,700 employees and sold in more than 165 countries worldwide. For more information about the company, please visit http://www.brown-forman.com/.