Brown-Forman is an independent, publicly-traded (BF-A, BF-B) producer and marketer of some of the most well-known wines and spirits brands in the world. Our combined wines and spirits portfolio is made up of mo...
Brown-Forman is an independent, publicly-traded (BF-A, BF-B) producer and marketer of some of the most well-known wines and spirits brands in the world. Our combined wines and spirits portfolio is made up of more than 30 brands, including nine that exceed one million cases per year. One of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies and among the top 10 largest global spirits companies, we sell our brands in more than 160 countries. Located in Louisville, KY, Brown-Forman employs approximately 4,600 people of 45 different nationalities worldwide, with offices and production facilities across the globe.
At Brown-Forman, we believe that individual brand strength and brand equity, based on meaningful differentiation and built by passionate people, are the keys to ongoing growth and profitability.
Brown-Forman believes in being responsible in all aspects of our business. Success in today's marketplace is no longer strictly financial. In our changing world, results are also measured by what we give back, and by the respect we have for our surroundings. It is the right thing to do for our business, employees, consumers and our communities.
Brown-Forman and its employees believe in actively contributing time, energy, and resources to improving the community. We take a leading role in our hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, by investing in our educational system and supporting diverse art and civic organizations.
Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky, was America’s first bottled bourbon and remains one of Brown-Forman’s finest brands today. Geo. Garvin Brown IV, a descendant of the founder, is part of the 5th generation of Brown Family members engaged with Brown-Forman, a publicly traded, family-controlled company, and serves as the presiding Chairman of the Board.
Brown-Forman employs more than 4,600 people worldwide with about 1,300 located in Louisville. Brown-Forman, one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies and among the top 10 largest global spirits companies, to sells its brands in countries around the world and has offices in cities across the globe. In all, Brown-Forman has more than 25 brands in its portfolio of wines and spirits.