Brown-Forman Reviews

Updated 29 Jun 2020

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4.4
86%
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96%
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Brown-Forman CEO Lawson Whiting
Lawson Whiting
39 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits, great people to work with and quite a lot of flexibility(in 24 reviews)

  • "Great brands to sell and market(in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • "I have no cons & can not imagine I will in the future(in 12 reviews)

  • "Significant workload, work-life balance(in 11 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. COVID-19

    "Great first couple of months!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - On-Trade Sales Executive in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brown-Forman full-time

    Pros

    On-boarding week; efficiently organised & engaging given the circumstances of lockdown being implemented and all had to be completed virtually

    Cons

    I have no cons & can not imagine I will in the future.

  2. "Great business, some negative points"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - International Marketing Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brown-Forman full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of good people, lots of experiences and development, family-owned

    Cons

    No chance of progression, poor rewards, short term minded, high pressure, unrealistic targets, terrible paternity leave

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  3. "Incredible company to work for!"

    5.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Brown-Forman full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great Values, Great Brands, Great Benefits! Every experience so far has been truly amazing, the culture is wonderful and everyone has been approachable and inspiring since the interview process. Lots of opportunities to get involved in and many ways to expand and grow your experiences. An amazing office space in Central London, that makes being at work enjoyable!

    Cons

    There are none so far!

  4. COVID-19

    "Amazing"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brown-Forman full-time

    Pros

    Great support, training and communication, especially during the current pandemic situation, especially as a new starter

    Cons

    None so far, managed to adapt the sales work from home

  5. "Great Company That Lives It's Values & Cares About Its Staff!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - National Account Executive in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brown-Forman full-time

    Pros

    Great workplace culture clearly reflected through its people - Relaxed friendly people focused culture - Great Benefits - Great Brands - Amazing new office in Central London - Growing and exciting organisation with an equally exciting future

    Cons

    None to report yet :)

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  6. "Fantastic company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Account Manager 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brown-Forman full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -slick organisation. - kept in the loop at all stages -friendly, family style approach -no micro management - great pay and bonus schemes -fantastic benefits

    Cons

    - no cons to note, great company all round.

  7. COVID-19

    "You feel part of a big family!"

    5.0
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brown-Forman full-time

    Pros

    You can talk to anyone from the CEO to a master taster in the USA. Your ideas are listened too and acted apron Gifts and thought for every employee Great benefits packages Great communication from all levels Inclusive community of all types of nationalities, genders, sexuality’s, religions. Mixed personalities that mean no two people are the same. You really are treated as a family member.

    Cons

    So far the only one is Covid 19.

  8. "Great Company that lives its values"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brown-Forman full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Fantastic workplace culture clearly reflected through its people - Real focus on career longevity and long-term development - Great Benefits - Great Brands - Amazing new office in Central London - Growing and exciting organisation with an equally exciting future

    Cons

    Nothing that should put anyone off joining such a great company :)

  9. "Fantastic company to work for!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brown-Forman full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing culture, great benefits, amazing new office, great development and progression opportunities and a company where you generally enjoy coming to work each day!

    Cons

    No cons come to mind

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Stay away"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruiter in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Brown-Forman full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I wish there was some pros, but there is non unfortunately. It is all cons in joining such a company.

    Cons

    -The American working culture does not work in England, keep that in America. -The people are liers and also talk behind your back. -Misold the role I went for. -Huge hierarchy environment.

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