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Brown-Forman Corporation adds member to board of directors

kateWorks at UPS corporate headquarters

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 24, 2017) — Brown-Forman Corporation announced today that Kate Gutmann has been elected to the company’s board of directors.

Gutmann is chief sales and solutions officer for United Parcel Service (UPS) at its corporate headquarters in Atlanta. An experienced global leader with more than 26 years of worldwide sales and marketing expertise, she is a member of the UPS executive committee and is involved in corporate strategy, oversight, and execution. Gutmann is responsible for more than $60 billion in revenue and oversees the UPS Store and UPS Capital business units globally.

Gutmann is a graduate of Siena College and a member of The Committee of 200 and the International Women’s Forum, and is a participant in the Yale CEO Summit. Gutmann has participated in the World Economic Forum for many years. She is also co-founder of the UPS Reading Clubs at the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta.

The election of Gutmann increases the number of directors on Brown-Forman’s board to 13.