DIAGEO PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

TO:      Regulatory Information Service                                     


                                                                           
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RE:      Paragraph 3.1.4 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules           
The notifications listed below were received under Paragraph 3.1.2 of the
Disclosure and Transparency Rules. 
Diageo plc (the "Company") makes the following announcements: 
 1. It received notification today that Tim Proctor, a person discharging 


    managerial responsibility ("PDMR") sold 4,000 American Depository Shares in
    the Company ("ADS")* on 19 November 2012, at a price per ADS of $115.905.
    As a result of this transaction, Mr Proctor's interests in the Company's
    ADSs (excluding options, awards under the Company's LTIPs and interests as
    potential beneficiaries of the Company's Employee Benefit Trusts) is
    38,595.
     2. It received notification today that John Kennedy, a PDMR, sold 1,950 ADSs
    on 15 November 2012, at a price per ADS of $113.65. These ADSs were part of
    an award made under the Company's Performance Share Plan on 17 September
    2009, of which 1,857 vested together with 139 ADS in respect of notional
    dividends. Mr Kennedy retains the balance of 46 ADSs.
     3. It received notification today that 1,641 ADSs granted to Mr Kennedy as
    Restricted Stock Units under the Diageo Executive Long Term Incentive plan
    had vested on 9 November 2012.


As a result of the above transactions, Mr Kennedy's interests in the Company's
Ordinary Shares and ADSs (excluding options, awards under the Company's LTIPs
and interests as potential beneficiaries of the Company's Employee Benefit
Trusts) has increased to 32,624 (of which 28,028 are held as ADSs). 
J Nicholls 
Deputy Secretary 
20 November 2012 
*1 ADS is equal to 4 Ordinary Shares 
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