Press Releases

January 25, 2012

Beam Appoints Arthur Aroney as Managing Director of Emerging Markets for Asia Pacific/South America Region

In this newly created role, Aroney will be responsible for driving increased brand and market growth in Beam’s two largest emerging markets; Brazil and India, as well as in Japan and Korea.

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January 17, 2012

Beam Completes Acquisition of Cooley Distillery

Dublin, Ireland and Deerfield, Illinois, January 17, 2012 – Beam Inc. (NYSE: BEAM), a leading global premium spirits company, today completed the acquisition of Cooley Distillery, the award-winning Irish whiskey producer.

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January 11, 2012

Beam to Webcast February 3rd Conference Call on Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

Beam Inc. (NYSE: BEAM), a leading global premium spirits company, will offer a live Internet webcast of its fourth quarter and full year results conference call

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December 30, 2011

Remembering Gordon Lohman

Beam Inc. and Fortune Brands Home & Security today remembered the life of former longtime Fortune Brands Board member Gordon Lohman, who passed away on December 24, 2011 at the age of 77

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December 21, 2011

TIME MAGAZINE RECOGNIZES JIM BEAM® TV COMMERCIAL AS ONE OF TOP 10 ADS OF 2011

TV Ad Featuring Willem Dafoe Builds on 2011 “Bold Choice” Campaign from the World’s #1 Bourbon

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December 19, 2011

Beam Donates 2,000 Meals to Service Members and Their Families at Six Active Military Bases Across United States

Beam visited six active military bases across the Midwest and Northeast, doubling the number of donated pre-packaged meals from just one year ago.

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December 16, 2011

Beam Announces Agreement to Purchase Cooley Distillery, Award-Winning Irish Whiskey Company

The acquisition of Cooley, the industry’s only remaining independent Irish whiskey distillery, will mark Beam’s entrance into one of the spirits industry’s fastest-growing categories.

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December 05, 2011

Teacher’s Scotch launches Super Premium Portfolio from India

Beam Inc. announces Global Launch of Teacher’s 25 Years Old Blended Scotch Whisky & Teacher’s Highland Single Malt from the Ardmore Distillery

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December 01, 2011

Jim Beam renews commitment to Australian motorsport

Jim Beam is excited to announce their continued commitment to Australian motorsport by renewing their naming rights partnership with Dick Johnson Racing (DJR) for 2012, along with welcoming Dean Fiore to Jim Beam Racing

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