Brown-Forman Recognized as Best for Vets: Employers 2018 List

07/3/18

Selection focuses on corporate culture and policy that caters to vets

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 3, 2018-- Brown-Forman (NYSE:BFA)(NYSE:BFB) was named one of the best employers for veterans by Military Times, the trusted source for independent news and information for service members and their families. This is Brown-Forman Corporation’s second year making the “Best for Vets: Employers” list in the ranking’s nine year history.

“Brown-Forman is honored to be included on the list of best employers for veterans for the second year in a row. It shows that we are committed to implementing programs that are necessary to recruit, hire, support, and develop military veterans and their spouses. Veterans have done so much for all of us and we are proud to do our part in supporting them,” said Mike Keyes, Brown-Forman, chief corporate affairs officer and the executive sponsor of the Veteran’s EmployeeResource Group.

Rankings were developed based on the answers that companies provided to questions about their recruiting of people connected to the military; company policies related to veterans, reservists and their families; and the organization’s culture. Military Times invited companies across the U.S. to take part in the rigorous, more-than-90-question survey.

Rankings evaluate companies’ culture, veteran recruiting, veteran policies, and accommodations for members of the National Guard and reserves. The standards are objective, rigorous, and editorially independent. As a result, transitioning service members recognize them as the most trusted veteran job rankings and have come to rely on Best for Vets Employers to aid their transition to civilian life.

“The companies on the Military Times Best for Vets list earned their rankings through determined efforts to recruit and support service members, veterans, and military families,” said George Altman, Military Times, editor in charge of the rankings. “These efforts deserve recognition from the country and should get the attention of veterans looking for a new career.”

The rankings are published in a special Military Times magazine and online at MilitaryTimes.com, as well as ArmyTimes.com, NavyTimes.com, AirForceTimes.com and MarineCorpsTimes.com. For the full Best for Vets: Employers 2018 rankings go to https://rebootcamp.militarytimes.com/rankings/.

For nearly 150 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s & Cola, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, Finlandia, Korbel, el Jimador, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, Canadian Mist, Herradura, New Mix, Sonoma-Cutrer, Early Times, Chambord, BenRiach, GlenDronach and Slane. Brown-Forman’s brands are supported by over 4,800 employees and sold in more than 170 countries worldwide. For more information about the company, please visit http://www.brown-forman.com/.

The Military Times digital platforms and newsweeklies are the trusted source for independent news and information for service members and their families. The military community relies on Air Force Times, Army Times, Marine Corps Times, and Navy Times for reporting on everything important to their lives, including: pay, benefits, finance, education, health care, recreational resources, retirement, promotions, product reviews, and entertainment. Military Times is published by Sightline Media Group. To learn more, visit www.militarytimes.com.

Source: Brown-Forman Corporation

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