Brown-Forman Corporation announced that Alejandro (Alex) Alvarez has been named chief production officer and a member of the company’s executive leadership team, effective February 1, 2014. Alvarez succeeds Jane Morreau who has been promoted to chief financial officer. Alvarez currently serves as general manager of operations at Casa Herradura in Jalisco, Mexico, and oversees the Sonoma-Cutrer wine operations in California. He joined Brown-Forman in 2007 as director of Louisville Production Operations. “Alex has the global experience and leadership capabilities to lead a world-class production operation such as Brown-Forman’s,” said Brown-Forman Chief Executive Officer Paul Varga.