People: Brown-Forman Corp (BFb)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Garvin Brown

45 2011 Chairman of the Board, Executive Vice President

Paul Varga

50 2007 Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James Welch

55 2009 Vice Chairman of the Board

Jane Morreau

55 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Lisa Steiner

54 2013 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Matthew Hamel

54 2007 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Jill Jones

48 2013 Executive Vice President; President - North America and Latin America

Mark McCallum

59 2013 Executive Vice President, President - Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Travel Retail

Brian Fitzgerald

41 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Alejandro Alvarez

46 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Production Officer

Lawson Whiting

45 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Brands Officer

Martin Brown

50 2006 Director

Sandra Frazier

42 2006 Director

Michael Roney

60 2014 Director

Dace Stubbs

67 1999 Director

Joan Amble

61 2011 Independent Director

Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne

56 2005 Independent Director

Bruce Byrnes

66 2010 Independent Director

John Cook

61 2008 Independent Director

Jay Koval

Vice President, Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Garvin Brown

Geo. Garvin Brown, IV, is Chairman of the Board, Executive Vice President of Brown Forman Corporation. He is director since 2006. Joined Brown-Forman as an employee in 1996. Chairman of the Board since 2011; Presiding Chairman of the Board from 2007-2011; Executive Vice President of Brown-Forman Corporation; 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.

Paul Varga

Mr. Paul C. Varga is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Brown-Forman Corporation. He is Director since 2003, a A twenty-seven-year employee of Brown-Forman. He is Company Chairman since August 2007; Chief Executive Officer since 2005; 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. Other Directorships: Macy’s, Inc., since 2012.

James Welch

Mr. James S. Welch, Jr., is Vice Chairman of the Board of Brown Forman Corporation. He is director since 2007, a twenty-five-year employee of Brown-Forman. He served as Vice Chairman - Corporate Affairs, Strategy, Diversity, and Human Resources since 2007; Executive Director of Corporate Strategy and Human Resources from 2003 to 2007; Senior Vice President and Executive Director of Human Resources from 1999 to 2003.

Jane Morreau

Ms. Jane C. Morreau has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company, effective February 1, 2014. Ms. Morreau, 54, has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Production Officer and Head of Information Technology since January 2013. Prior to that time, she served as Senior Vice President, Director of Financial Management, Accounting and Technology from 2008 through 2012, and as Senior Vice President and Controller from 2006 to 2008.

Lisa Steiner

Ms. Lisa P. Steiner is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of Brown-Forman Corporation. She is Senior Vice President, Director of Global Human Resources from 2007 to 2009.

Matthew Hamel

Mr. Matthew E. Hamel is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Brown Forman Corporation, since October 2007. He 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 is Executive Vice President, President - North America and Latin America of Brown Forman Corporation, effective from January 1, 2013. She has served as Chief Production Officer for the Company since May 1, 2007. 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 Executive Vice President, President - Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Travel Retail of Brown-Forman Corporation, since January 2013. Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2009 through 2012. Executive Vice President and Chief Brands Officer from 2006 to 2009.

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.

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.

Lawson Whiting

Mr. Lawson E. Whiting has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Brands Officer of Brown-Forman Corporation, effective from January 1, 2013. 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.

Martin Brown

Mr. Martin S. Brown, Jr., is Director of Brown Forman Corporation. He is a Partner, Adams and Reese LLP, a law firm, since 2005; Partner, Stokes & Bartholomew, P.A. (a predecessor firm to Adams and Reese LLP) from 1999 to 2005.

Sandra Frazier

Ms. Sandra A. Frazier is Director of Brown-Forman Corporation. She is Founder and Partner, Tandem Public Relations, LLC, since 2005; Public Relations Account Manager at Doe Anderson, Inc., from 2002 to 2005; Project Assistant at Schneider Associates Public Relations from 2000 to 2001. Other directorships: Commonwealth Bank and Trust Company from 2006 to 2010; The Glenview Trust Company since 2011.

Michael Roney

Mr. Michael J. Roney is 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. He 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.

Dace Stubbs

Ms. Dace Brown Stubbs is Director of Brown Forman Corporation, since 1999. She is Private investor.

Joan Amble

Ms. Joan C. Lordi Amble has been appointed as Independent Director of Brown Forman Corporation, effective November 16, 2011. Retired in 2011 from American Express as Executive Vice President, Finance; Executive Vice President and Comptroller of American Express Company from 2004 to 2011; Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, GE Capital Markets from 2003 to 2004; Vice President and Controller of GE Capital Services from 1994 to 2003. Other Directorships: Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation since 2012; Sirius XM Radio (previously XM Satellite Radio Holdings, Inc.) since 2006. From 2009 to 2011, Ms. Amble served as a director of Broadcom.

Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne

Mr. Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne is Independent Director of Brown Forman Corporation. He is Corporate Director of Strategy Implementation and Business Development, Marks and Spencer Group, PLC since September 2012; Co-Chairman of Yoostar Entertainment Group, the developer of the Yoostar social video gaming website and interactive entertainment system, from 2010 to 2012; President and Chief Executive Officer of Yoostar from 2009 to 2012; President and Chief Executive Officer from 2008 to 2009 of T-Ink Technologies, Inc., a company specializing in advanced conductive technology applied to ready-to-wear; Group President of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. from 2001 through 2008; President of Estée Lauder International, Inc. from 1998 to 2001. Prior to joining The Estée Lauder Companies in 1998, Mr. Bousquet-Chavanne served as Executive Vice-President International Operations for Parfums Christian Dior S.A., a division of LVMH. Other directorships: HSNi Corporation from 2008 to 2013.

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 and Gamble Company (P&G) from 2002 to 2008. Mr. Byrnes retired in 2008 following a 38-year career at P&G, during which he held the following positions: Vice Chairman, Global Brand Building Training from 2007 to 2008; Vice Chairman, Global Household Care Division from 2004 to 2007. Other directorships: Boston Scientific Corporation since 2009, Cincinnati Bell, Inc. from 2003 to 2013, and Diebold, Incorporated since 2010.

John Cook

Mr. John D. Cook is Independent Director of Brown Forman Corporation, since September 25, 2008. He is Director Emeritus of 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 more recently, held the number two management position at The Kellogg Company.

Jay Koval

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