Former Brown-Forman President Bill Street Passes Away

Louisville, KY – July 26, 2018 — Brown-Forman regrettably announced today the death of former long-time executive William M. Street after a courageous multi-year battle against cancer.

Born September 23, 1938 in Louisville, KY to Daniel Street (former president of Brown-Forman) and Frances (Woodruff) Street, Bill Street graduated from Princeton University, earned his MBA from […]

July 26th, 2018|All|

Brown-Forman Board Approves Share Repurchase Authorization of $200 Million

Louisville, KY, July 13, 2018 – Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BFB, BFA) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a $200 million share repurchase authorization, commencing July 13, 2018 through July 12, 2019, subject to market and other conditions. Under the repurchase program, the company can repurchase Class A and Class B common […]

July 13th, 2018|All|

Brown-Forman Recognized as Best for Vets: Employers 2018 List; Selection focuses on corporate culture and policy that caters to vets

Louisville, KY, July 3, 2018 – Brown-Forman was named one of the best employers for veterans by Military Times, the trusted source for independent news and information for service members and their families. This is Brown-Forman Corporation’s second year making the “Best for Vets: Employers” list in the ranking’s nine year history.

“Brown-Forman […]

July 3rd, 2018|All|

Brown-Forman Reports Strong Fiscal 2018 Results; Expects Momentum to Continue in Fiscal 2019

Louisville, KY, June 6, 2018 – Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BFA, BFB) reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended April 30, 2018. For the fourth quarter, the company’s reported net sales1 increased 6% to $733 million (+5% on an underlying2 basis) compared to the same prior-year period. In the […]

June 6th, 2018|All|

Brown-Forman Announces Leadership Succession Plan; Paul Varga to Retire; Lawson Whiting Named Incoming CEO as of January 1, 2019

Louisville, KY, May 29, 2018 – Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BFA, BFB) announced today that after a distinguished 31 years of service at the company, Chief Executive Officer Paul C. Varga has decided to retire, effective December 31, 2018. Varga will be succeeded by Lawson E. Whiting, unanimously approved by the Board of Directors. […]

May 29th, 2018|All|