VICTOR, N.Y., Oct. 18, 2022 – Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today the promotion of Brian Bennett to Senior Vice President, Corporate Counsel, and Assistant Corporate Secretary. In this role, Bennett will be responsible for the entire corporate legal group, including corporate governance matters, securities compliance and public company reporting, executive and director compensation, domestic and international subsidiary governance activities, privacy, cybersecurity, and compensation and benefits matters.

“I am pleased to congratulate Brian on this well-deserved promotion,” said Jim Bourdeau, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer at Constellation Brands. “I am confident that his strong leadership and deep knowledge will position him well for continued success with the organization.”

Bennett joined Constellation in 2015 as Vice President, Associate General Counsel, and has been instrumental in reshaping the responsibilities of Constellation’s corporate law group. He has served as Assistant Corporate Secretary, legal advisor for compensation and benefits matters, corporate governance and privacy and cybersecurity matters, and played a critical role in our public company reporting team. Prior to joining Constellation, he served as in-house Counsel for Ameriprise Financial, Inc., and before that was an attorney with Harter Secrest & Emery LLP in Rochester, NY in the areas of executive compensation, corporate governance, and general corporate matters.

Bennett earned his JD from the University at Buffalo and Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics and Sociology from SUNY Geneseo.

“Constellation has a long history of strong performance, innovation, and growth, and the legal department has been instrumental in that history,” said Bennett. “I am both honored and excited about the opportunity to continue to enhance the partnership and collaboration between legal and our partners across the business.”


At Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), our mission is to build brands that people love because we believe sharing a toast, unwinding after a day, celebrating milestones, and helping people connect, are Worth Reaching For. It’s worth our dedication, hard work, and the bold calculated risks we take to deliver more for our consumers, trade partners, shareholders, and communities in which we live and work. It’s what has made us one of the fastest-growing large CPG companies in the U.S. at retail, and it drives our pursuit to deliver what’s next.

Today, we are a leading international producer and marketer of beer, wine, and spirits with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand, and Italy. Every day, people reach for our high-end, iconic imported beer brands such as Corona Extra, Corona Light, Corona Premier, Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra, and Pacifico, our fine wine and craft spirits brands, including The Prisoner Wine Company, Robert Mondavi Winery, Casa Noble Tequila, and High West Whiskey, and our premium wine brands such as Meiomi, and Kim Crawford.

But we won’t stop here. Our visionary leadership team and passionate employees from barrel room to boardroom are reaching for the next level, to explore the boundaries of the beverage alcohol industry and beyond. Join us in discovering what’s Worth Reaching For.

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