Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

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Appointment of Tracy L. Skeans

On March 21, 2018, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Brown-Forman Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Tracy L. Skeans as a director of the Company.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Skeans with any other persons to which she was selected as a director.Additionally, there are no transactions involving the Company and Ms. Skeans that the Company would be required to report to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. The Board has appointed Ms. Skeans to the Audit Committee of the Board.

Ms. Skeans will be entitled to a prorated portion of the annual compensation paid to the Company’s non-employee directors. A summary of the compensation the Company provides its non-employee directors is described under the heading “Director Compensation” on pages 21 and 22 of the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 27, 2017.

A copy of the Company’s press release relating to the foregoing is attached herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)Exhibits

Exhibit No.

Description

Brown-Forman Corporation Press Release dated March 21, 2018.


BROWN FORMAN CORP Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 a20180321-exhibitxnewdirec.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit NEWS RELEASEPHIL LYNCH  JAY KOVALVICE PRESIDENT  VICE PRESIDENT CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS   INVESTOR RELATIONS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS  AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS 502-774-7928  502-774-6903 TRACY SKEANS ELECTED TO BROWN-FORMAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS Louisville,…
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About Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)

Brown-Forman Corporation is a spirit and wine company. The Company manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, markets and sells a range of alcoholic beverages. The Company has a portfolio of approximately 40 spirit, wine and ready-to-drink cocktail (RTD) brands. Its principal brands include Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s RTDs, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Gentleman Jack Rare Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Collection, Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select, Jack Daniel’s Winter Jack, Jack Daniel’s No. 27 Gold Tennessee Whiskey, Finlandia Vodkas, Finlandia RTDs, Korbel California Brandy, Woodford Reserve Kentucky Bourbons, el Jimador Tequilas, el Jimador New Mix RTDs, Herradura Tequilas, Canadian Mist Canadian Whisky, Sonoma-Cutrer California Wines, Early Times Kentucky Whisky and Bourbon, Chambord Liqueur, Old Forester Kentucky Bourbon, Antiguo Tequila, Pepe Lopez Tequila, Santa Dose Cachaca and Collingwood Canadian Whisky.

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