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Brown-Forman Corporation (BF-B)


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Brown-Forman Corporation

850 Dixie Highway
Louisville, KY 40210
United States
502-585-1100
http://www.brown-forman.com

SectorConsumer Goods
IndustryBeverages - Wineries & Distillers
Full Time Employees4,440

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Paul C. VargaChief Exec. Officer & Director5.85MN/A53
Ms. Jane Cecil MorreauCFO & Exec. VP1.6M1.11M58
Mr. Matthew E. HamelExec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.1.12MN/A57
Mr. Mark I. McCallumExec. VP & Pres of Jack Daniel's Brands1.68M2.23M62
Ms. Jill Ackerman JonesEVP & Pres of North America, LatAm, India, Middle East, Africa & Global Travel Retail Regions1.71M1.51M52
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

Brown-Forman Corporation manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, markets, and sells various alcoholic beverages worldwide. It provides spirits, wines, ready-to-drink cocktails, whiskey, vodka, tequilas, champagnes, brandy, and liqueur. The company offers its products primarily under the Jack Daniel’s, Gentleman Jack, Korbel, Woodford Reserve, Finlandia, el Jimador, Herradura, Sonoma-Cutrer, Canadian Mist, GlenDronach, BenRiach, Glenglassaugh, Chambord, Early Times, Old Forester, Pepe Lopez, Antiguo, Coopers’ Craft, Collingwood, and Slane Irish brands. It serves retail customers and consumers through distributors or state governments; and retailers, wholesalers, and provincial governments directly. The company was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

Corporate Governance

Brown-Forman Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 2, 2017 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 6.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.