Vice President & Director of Strategy / Analytics
In his role as VP Director of Strategy & Analytics, Chris Ecken’s responsibilities are focused on Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Analytics, and Strategy. He brings 26 years of vast experience in the beverage alcohol industry, specifically in the areas of analytics (commercial / marketing), strategy, financial planning and analysis (FP&A) to the Brindiamo Group.
Chris comes to Brindiamo Group from Brown-Forman, the largest American-owned spirits and wines company and among the top 10 largest spirits companies in the world, where he held numerous positions, most recently as Senior Vice President Director Global Analytics & Senior Vice President Director Global Financial Planning & Analytics / Commercial Finance.
He holds a professional designation as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), which he earned after completing a B.S. in Accounting from Saint Louis University, as well as an MBA from Southern Methodist University. Chris is based in Louisville, KY and is a member of the Greater Louisville YMCA Executive Board.