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 11
December 2012 that John Kennedy, a person discharging managerial responsibility
("PDMR") sold American Depository Shares in the Company ("ADS")* as set out
Number of ADSs             Date sold                  Price per ADS             
1,587                      27 November 2012           $119.57                   
776                        28 November 2012           $119.77                   
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) are now 23,172 (of which 18,576 are held as ADSs). 
P Tunnacliffe 
Company Secretary 
12 December 2012 
*1 ADS is equal to 4 Ordinary Shares 
-0- Dec/12/2012 13:55 GMT
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