Brown-Forman General Manager-NY/NJ - Location New York in Louisville, Kentucky
Scope of Role:
The GM for each cluster of states is responsible for setting strategic partnership with the regional/local distributors for each state ensuring the market, portfolio and people are aligned to deliver the SNS and GP goals. The GM is fully accountable for the P&L and the people across Brown-Forman, the distributor and agency partners.
Sets strategic direction for the geography, portfolio and cross-functional team of B-F employees, distributor partners and agency employees to align resources to deliver the SNS and OI performance for the cluster of markets.
Creates annual and long-term plans that builds our future business and fully accountable for the P&L across all markets, channels and accounts across the cluster of markets.
Identifies areas of risk and opportunity, developing and communicating plans to address each
Manages the resource allocation and budget process, collaborates with the region team and marketing groups on the best use of TMF funds
Distributor Management Requirements: Monitors and measures performance of distributors within the cluster of markets; create organizational focus against the B-F portfolio and support the B-F SEE planning and accountability process; Collaborates with the B-F team on the development of the strategic direction of all programs delivered to the distributor and holds the distributor and our team accountable for results; Negotiates and manages distributor investment and support
Bachelor’s degree plus 10 or more years commercial leadership experience or equivalent education/experience, preferably in Bev/Al Industry
Inclusive leadership capability, able to inspire, motivate and challenge to deliver results through a team
Agile learner and leader able to lead in a VUCA environment
Champion of people, partnerships and leads with a strong example of our values and behaviors
Excellent communicator, able to inspire others and articulate a strong vision and direction
Excellent partnership and relationship skills both internally and externally
Ability and willingness to travel over 50% of the time, including some weekends
Grade: National 35
Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.
Business Area: USA & Canada
Req ID: JR-00000769