3.7 of 5 41 reviews
Louisville, KY
1000 to 5000 Employees
Company - Public
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Brown-Forman, founded in 1870, is a diversified producer and marketer of fine quality beverage alcohol brands. Headquartered in Louisville, KY, Brown-Forman currently employs about 4,000 people and has offices or facilities in 30 cities across the globe. Starting in the mid-1950s, the company began a series of acquisitions that would place it among the top 10 largest spirits companies in the world, selling its brands in... More

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Brown-Forman is a diversified producer of fine quality consumer products. It was founded in 1870 by George Garvin Brown in Louisville, KY, U.S. His original brand, 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 the company and serves as the Presiding Chairman of the Board.

Brown-Forman employs 4,120 people worldwide with about 1,000 located in Louisville. Brown-Forman, one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies and among the top 10 largest global spirits companies, sells its brands in more than 135 countries and has offices in cities across the globe. In all, Brown-Forman has more than 25 brands in its portfolio of wines and spirits.

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Union, NJ Dec 2010 – Reviewed May 10, 2014

Interview Details – Round 1:Quick bare bones HR over the phone interview.
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Round3:Usual STAR method. Three 1 hour rounds. Each with 1-2 people from corporate office, field or HR.
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Human Rights Campaign 100% Rating Corporate Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC), 2014
25 Noteworthy Companies, Diversity Inc., 2013
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