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 21
December 2012 that Larry Schwartz, a person discharging managerial
responsibility, exercised options on 20 December 2012 over American Depository
Shares in the Company ("ADS")* granted under the Company's Senior Executive
Share Option Plan as set out below: 
No. of ADSs          Date of grant        Price per ADS      
2,963                20 September 2005    $59.40             
22,770               17 September 2009    $63.13             
Mr Schwartz subsequently sold 25,733 ADSs on 20 December 2012 at a price per
ADS of $120.07. As a result of the above transactions, Mr Schwartz's interests
in the Company's ADSs (excluding options, awards under the Company's LTIPs and
interests as a potential beneficiary of the Company's Employee Benefit Trusts)
remain unchanged at 20,172. 
P Tunnacliffe
Company Secretary 
21 December 2012 
*1 ADS is equal to 4 Ordinary Shares of 28 101/108 pence each in the Company 
-0- Dec/21/2012 12:17 GMT
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