CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350, AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002
In connection with the Quarterly Report of Brown-Forman Corporation (“the Company”) on Form 10-Q for the period ended October 31, 2017, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the “Report”), each of the undersigned hereby certifies, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, in the capacity as an officer of the Company, that:
The Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and
The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
December 6, 2017
/s/ Paul C. Varga
Paul C. Varga
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Company
/s/ Jane C. Morreau
Jane C. Morreau
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
A signed original of this written statement required by Section 906 has been provided to the Company and will be retained by the Company and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request.
This certificate is being furnished solely for purposes of Section 906 and is not being filed as part of the Report.