Garvin Brown

Chairman, Brown-Forman

Garvin Brown is the Chairman of the Brown-Forman Corporation, distillers of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey. He is a great, great grandson of George Garvin Brown, Brown-Forman’s founder. Garvin joined the company in 1996 in field sales in New York. Since that time he has held roles in Louisville, Kentucky and Europe. He joined the Board in 2006 and has served as its Chairman since 2007.

Garvin was raised in Montreal, Canada, and is a graduate of McGill University (B.A. Political Science & History), the University of British Columbia (M.A. Political Science) and London Business School (M.B.A). Over the past few years, Garvin has supported student internship programs, endowed the Diamond-Brown Chair in Democratic Studies, Chaired the McGill Advisory Board for the UK and Europe, and serves as one of the co-Chairs for McGill's bi-centennial campaign.  

Garvin and Steffanie reside in London with their two children.




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