Senior Vice President, Chief People, Places and Communications Officer • Brown-Forman Corporation
Kirsten Hawley has worked for Brown-Forman Corporation for over 2 decades and currently serves as senior vice president, Chief People, Places and Communications Officer. During her career at Brown-Forman, Kirsten has served in a variety of HR roles providing human resource consultation to Brown-Forman’s businesses across North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Global Production, and corporate functions such as Marketing, IT, and Finance. She also spent seven years in the marketing organization as a brand manager for a global liqueur brand. Before joining Brown-Forman, Kirsten’s early career experiences included working as a research assistant for the Max Planck Institute in Berlin, Germany and as an outplacement counselor for the Department of the Army. Kirsten holds a Master’s degree from Boston University and a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University.