DIAGEO PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding
TO: Regulatory Information Service
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
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