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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Varga

52 2007 Co-Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Garvin Brown

47 2015 Co-Chairman of the Board

Jane Morreau

57 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Kirsten Hawley

46 2015 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Matthew Hamel

56 2007 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Jill Jones

50 2015 Executive Vice President; President - North America and Latin America,IMEA

Mark McCallum

61 2015 Executive Vice President,President- Jack Daniel’s Brands

Lawson Whiting

47 2015 Executive Vice President- Chief Brands and Strategy Officer

Brian Fitzgerald

43 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Alejandro Alvarez

48 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Production Officer

Ralph Chabert

68 2007 Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer

Thomas Hinrichs

54 2015 Senior Vice President and President for Europe, North Asia

Lisa Steiner

56 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff and Director of Global Corporate Communications and Services

Campbell Brown

48 2016 Director

Stuart Brown

51 2015 Director

Marshall Farrer

45 2016 Director

Laura Frazier

58 2016 Director

Augusta Holland

40 2015 Director

Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne

58 2005 Independent Director

Bruce Byrnes

68 2010 Independent Director

John Cook

63 2008 Independent Director

Michael Roney

62 2015 Independent Director

Michael Todman

58 2014 Independent Director

Jay Koval

Vice President, Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Varga

Mr. Paul C. Varga is Co-Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Brown-Forman Corporation. He is Chief Executive Officer since 2005. Company Chairman since 2007; President and Chief Executive Officer of Brown-Forman Beverages (a division of Brown-Forman) from 2003 to 2005; Global Chief Marketing Officer for Brown-Forman Spirits from 2000 to 2003.

Garvin Brown

Mr. Garvin Brown, IV, is Co-Chairman of the Board of Brown-Forman Corporation. Executive Vice President of Brown-Forman from 2011 to 2015; Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Western Europe and Africa from 2009 to 2011; Vice President and Jack Daniel’s Brand Director in Europe and Africa from 2004 to 2008; Director of the Office of the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2004.

Jane Morreau

Ms. Jane C. Morreau has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Ms. Morreau was Senior Vice President, Chief Production Officer, and Head of Information Technology from 2013 to 2014. She was Senior Vice President and Director of Financial Management, Accounting and Technology from 2008 to 2013.

Kirsten Hawley

Ms. Kirsten M. Hawley is Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company, since February 2015. Senior Vice President and Director of HR Business Partnerships from 2013 to 2015. Vice President and Director of Organization and Leader Development 2011 to 2013. Assistant Vice President and Director of Employee Engagement from 2009 to 2011.

Matthew Hamel

Mr. Matthew E. Hamel is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Brown-Forman Corporation, since October 2007. Mr. Hamel served as Associate General Counsel and Vice President, Law, of the Enterprise Media Group of Dow Jones & Company, Inc., from December 2006 to October 2007. Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Dow Jones Reuters Business Interactive LLC (d/b/a Factiva) from December 1999 to December 2006.

Jill Jones

Ms. Jill Ackerman Jones Executive Vice President, President for North America, Latin America, IMEA, and Global Travel Retail of Brown-Forman Corporation. She has Executive Vice President and President for North America and Latin America Regions from 2013 to 2015. She has served as Chief Production Officer for the Company since May 1, 2007 to 2012. In this role, Ms. Jones was responsible for all aspects of production globally, including distillery operations, bottling facilities, wineries, a cooperage, supply chain, research and development, and production services. Ms. Jones became an Executive Vice President of the Company on August 1, 2011 and prior to that date, had been a Senior Vice President since July 1, 2006. From July 1, 2006 to April 30, 2009, Ms. Jones held the position of Director, Finance Global Productions Operations/Supply Chain for the Company.

Mark McCallum

Mr. Mark I. McCallum is an Executive Vice President, President Jack Daniel’s Brands of the Company. Mr. McCallum is Executive Vice President and President for Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Travel Retail from 2013 to 2015. Mr. McCallum was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2009 to 2013. Executive Vice President and Chief Brands Officer from 2006 to 2009.

Lawson Whiting

Mr. Lawson E. Whiting has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Brands and Strategy Officer of the Company. He has served as the Senior Vice President, Chief Brands Officer of Brown-Forman Corporation, effective from January 1, 2013 to february 2015. He has served in the position of Senior Vice President of Brown-Forman International since March 2012 and as Director Western Europe, since May 1, 2011. Mr. Whiting was the Director of Finance for Western Europe from August 1, 2010 to April 30, 2011; Director of Finance for North America from May 1, 2009 to July 31, 2010; Director of Global Brands Strategy and Planning from May 1, 2008 to April 30, 2009; and Director of Business Strategy and Analysis from December 1, 2007 to April 30, 2008. Mr. Whiting became a Vice President of the Company in 2005.

Brian Fitzgerald

Mr. Brian P. Fitzgerald has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of Brown-Forman Corporation, effective January 1, 2013. Prior to that time, Mr. Fitzgerald served as Director of Business Strategy and Analysis for the Company’s Tequila brands. Fitzgerald brings more than a decade of experience in finance and accounting to this new role. He joined Brown-Forman in 2003 as an analyst in corporate development, was named director, business strategy & analysis for B-F Tequilas in 2007, and has served as finance director, Greater Europe and Africa since 2009, based in Hamburg, Germany. He was Vice President and Finance Director for Greater Europe and Africa from 2009 to 2013.

Alejandro Alvarez

Mr. Alejandro (Alex) Alvarez has been appointed as Senior Vice President and Chief Production Officer of the Company, effective February 1, 2014. Mr. Alvarez has served as Vice President, General Manager of Tequila and Wine Operations since June 2013. Prior to that time, he served as General Manager of Brown-Forman Tequila Mexico Operations from November 2008 to June 2013 and Director of Louisville Production Operations from March 2007 to November 2008. He was Vice President and General Manager for Brown-Forman Tequila Mexico Operations from 2008 to 2014.

Ralph Chabert

Mr. Ralph De Chabert is Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of the Company, since 2007.

Thomas Hinrichs

Mr. Thomas Hinrichs is Senior Vice President and President for Europe, North Asia, and ANZSEA of the Company, since February 2015. Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Europe from 2013 to 2015. He was Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Greater Europe and Africa from 2006 to 2013.

Lisa Steiner

Ms. Lisa P. Steiner is the Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff and Director of Global Corporate Communications and Services of the Company, since February 2015. Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer from 2009 to 2015. Senior Vice President, Director of Global Human Resources from 2007 to 2009.

Campbell Brown

Mr. Campbell P. Brown is Director of Brown-Forman Corporation. He was President and Managing Director of Old Forester, the Company’s founding bourbon brand, since 2015. A 22-year employee of the Company, he previously served Brown-Forman in the emerging markets of India, the Philippines, and Turkey, and most recently led the Company’s wine and spirits portfolio in Canada and the Midwest region of the U.S. Founding member of Brown-Forman/Brown Family Shareholders Committee since 2007.

Stuart Brown

Mr. Stuart R. Brown is Director of the Company. He is Managing Partner, Typha Partners, LLC, an early-stage private equity investment company, since 2010; President, DendriFund, Inc., an environmental sustainability charitable foundation established by Brown-Forman, since 2011; Owner, Between the Covers Bookstore from 1998 to 2010; Sales and Marketing Management, Brown-Forman, from 1995 to 1998. Founding member of Brown-Forman/Brown Family Shareholders Committee since 2007.

Marshall Farrer

Mr. Marshall B. Farrer is Director of the Company. He is Vice President, Managing Director of Global Travel Retail, which includes Duty Free, Military, Cruise, and Transportation sales globally, since 2015. An 18-year employee of the Company, he led the global Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey brand team from 2013 to 2015, was managing director of the Australia/Asia region from 2010 to 2013, and led the Latin America & Caribbean region from 2006 to 2009. Founding member of Brown-Forman/Brown Family Shareholders Committee since 2007.

Laura Frazier

Ms. Laura L. Frazier is Director of the Company. She is Owner, Chairman, and past-CEO of Bittners, a more than 160-year-old interior and commercial design firm. She previously served on the board of directors of Lenox, Inc., a former subsidiary company of Brown-Forman, from 1999 to 2005. Founding member of Brown-Forman/Brown Family Shareholders Committee since 2007.

Augusta Holland

Ms. Augusta Brown Holland is Director of the Company. She is Founding Partner, Haystack Partners LLC, known for its nationally acclaimed work in environmentally conscious real estate development, since 2006.

Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne

Mr. Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne is Independent Director of Brown-Forman Corporation. Executive Director of Customer, Marketing and M&S.com, Marks and Spencer Group PLC, since 2014; Executive Director, Marketing and Business Development, Marks and Spencer Group PLC, from 2013 to 2014; Corporate Director of Strategy and Business Development, Marks and Spencer Group PLC, from 2012 to 2013; Co-Chairman of Yoostar Entertainment Group from 2010 to 2012; President and Chief Executive Officer of Yoostar from 2009 to 2012; President and Chief Executive Officer of T-Ink Technologies, Inc., from 2008 to 2009; Group President of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. from 2001 to 2008; President of Estée Lauder International, Inc., from 1998 to 2001.

Bruce Byrnes

Mr. Bruce L. Byrnes has been appointed as Independent Director of Brown-Forman Corporation, effective September 23, 2010. He is Vice Chairman of the Board for The Procter & Gamble Company from 2002 to 2008. Mr. Byrnes retired in 2008 following a 38-year career at P&G, during which he held the following positions, among others: Vice Chairman, Global Brand Building Training from 2007 to 2008; Vice Chairman, Global Household Care Division from 2004 to 2007.

John Cook

Mr. John D. Cook is Independent Director of Brown-Forman Corporation, since September 25, 2008. He is Director Emeritus, McKinsey & Company; Director, McKinsey & Company from 2003 to 2008. Earlier in his career, Mr. Cook worked in brand management at The Procter & Gamble Company, and held the number two management position at The Kellogg Company.

Michael Roney

Mr. Michael J. Roney is an Independent Director of the Company. Roney is chief executive officer of Bunzl plc, a British multinational distribution and outsourcing group, where he has worked since 2005. Roney is previously served as a non-executive director on the Bunzl board since 2003. Previous to Bunzl, Roney served as chief executive officer of Goodyear Dunlop Tires Europe BV, a joint venture between Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Sumitomo Rubber. Before serving as CEO, he served the company in a number of senior general management positions throughout Latin America and Asia, eventually becoming president of Goodyear’s Eastern Europe, African, and Middle Eastern business. Roney currently serves as the senior independent non-executive director of Johnson Matthey plc and chairman of their Remuneration Committee. He received a master of business administration from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, and qualified as a certified public accountant.

Michael Todman

Mr.Michael A. Todman is an Independent director of Brown-Forman Corporation. He was Retired, Whirlpool Corporation; Vice Chairman, Whirlpool Corporation from 2014 to 2015; President, Whirlpool International from 2009 to 2014; President, Whirlpool North America from 2007 to 2009.

Jay Koval