Brown-Forman Names Lawson Whiting Chief Operating Officer

Louisville, KY, September 28, 2017 – Brown-Forman announced today the promotion of Lawson Whiting to the position of Chief Operating Officer effective October 1, overseeing the company’s regional operations, global production, and corporate responsibility functions, reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Paul Varga.

A 21 year veteran of Brown-Forman, Whiting previously held positions encompassing […]

September 28th, 2017|All|

Brown-Forman Makes Commitment to Barrel Making with Investment; Modernization of Facility Requires Reduced Workforce in 2019

Louisville, KY, September 14, 2017 – Brown-Forman Corporation announced today that it will invest $45 million in the Brown-Forman Cooperage in Louisville, Kentucky. The investment will modernize the Cooperage, reduce operating cost by improving efficiency, and allow the continued production of high quality barrels in Louisville.

The new equipment will be focused in […]

September 14th, 2017|All|

Brown-Forman Corporation Named One of “Best Places To Work For Disability Inclusion”

Louisville, KY, September 12, 2017 – Brown-Forman Corporation was named a top-scoring company on the 2017 Disability Equality Index (DEI®) survey, conducted by the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). Brown-Forman received a perfect score of 100.

In the third year of the Index, 110 companies participated […]

September 12th, 2017|All|

Brown-Forman to Present at Barclay’s Global Consumer Staples Conference on September 7, 2017

Louisville, KY, August 31, 2017 – Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BFA) (NYSE:BFB) will present at the Barclay’s Global Consumer Staples Conference on September 7, 2017 in Boston.

Paul Varga, Brown-Forman’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Jane Morreau, Brown-Forman’s EVP and Chief Financial Officer, will begin presenting at approximately 7:30 a.m. (EDT) on Thursday, September 7, […]

August 31st, 2017|All|

Brown-Forman Reports Strong First Quarter Results; Increases Fiscal 2018 EPS Outlook

Louisville, KY, August 30, 2017 – Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BFA, BFB) reported financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2018, ended July 31, 2017. For the first quarter, the company’s reported net sales1 increased 9% to $723 million (+6% on an underlying basis2) compared to the same prior-year period. Reported operating income […]

August 30th, 2017|All|