DIAGEO PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

TO:      Regulatory Information Service                                         

         PR Newswire                                                           

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") announces that it received notification on 3
December 2012 that Jim Grover, a person discharging managerial responsibility
("PDMR"), exercised options on 30 November 2012 over ordinary shares of 28 101/
108 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") granted under the Company's
Senior Executive Share Option Plan as set out below: 
No. of shares        Date of grant        Price per share    
87,903               19 September 2006    £9.30              
81,351               18 September 2007    10.51              
Mr Grover subsequently sold 167,561 Ordinary Shares on 30 November 2012 at a
price per share of £18.59 and retains the balance of 1,693 Ordinary Shares. As
a result of the above transactions, Mr Grover's interests in the Company's
Ordinary Shares (excluding options, awards under the Company's LTIPs and
interests as a potential beneficiary of the Company's Employee Benefit Trusts)
have increased to 186,962. 
J Nicholls 
Deputy Company Secretary 
3 December 2012 
-0- Dec/03/2012 14:10 GMT
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