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 all received under Paragraph 3.1.2 of the
Disclosure and Transparency Rules. 
Diageo plc (the "Company") announces that: 
 1. It received notification on 10 January 2013 of the following allocations of 


    ordinary shares of 28 101/108 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares")
    under the Diageo Share Incentive Plan (the "Plan"), namely:


(i) the following directors of the Company were allocated Ordinary Shares on 10
January 2013 under the Plan, by Diageo Share Ownership Trustees Limited (the
"Trustee"): 
Name of Director              Number of Ordinary Shares                
                                                                  
D Mahlan                      10                                       
                                                                  
PS Walsh                      10                                       
(ii) the following Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities ("PDMR")
were allocated Ordinary Shares on 10 January 2013 under the Plan, by the
Trustee: 
Name of PDMR                 Number of Ordinary Shares            
                                                             
N Blazquez                   10                                   
                                                             
D Gosnell                    10                                   
                                                             
J Grover                     10                                   
                                                             
A Morgan                     10                                   
                                                             
S Moriarty                   11                                   
                                                             
G Williams                   10                                   
                                                             
I Wright                     10                                   
The number of Ordinary Shares allocated comprises those purchased on behalf of
the employee using an amount which the employee has chosen to have deducted
from salary ("Sharepurchase") and those awarded to the employee by the Company
("Sharematch") on the basis of one Sharematch Ordinary Share for every two
Sharepurchase Ordinary Shares. 
The Sharepurchase Ordinary Shares were purchased and the Sharematch Ordinary
Shares were awarded at a price per share of £17.96. 
The Ordinary Shares are held by the Trustee and in the name of the Trustee.
Sharepurchase Ordinary Shares can normally be sold at any time. Sharematch
Ordinary Shares cannot normally be disposed of for a period of three years
after the award date. 
 2. It received notification on 10 January 2013 that Dr FB Humer, a director of 


    the Company, had purchased 462 Ordinary Shares on 10 January 2013 under an
    arrangement with the Company, whereby he has agreed to use an amount of £
    8,000 each month, net of tax, from his director's fees to purchase Ordinary
    Shares. Dr Humer has agreed to retain the Ordinary Shares while he remains
    a director of the Company.
    The Ordinary Shares were purchased at a price per share of £17.96.

As a result of the above transactions, interests of directors and PDMRs in the
Company's Ordinary Shares and American Depository Shares ("ADS")* (excluding
options, awards under the Company's LTIPs and interests as potential
beneficiaries of the Company's Employee Benefit Trusts) are as follows:

Name of Director             Number of Ordinary Shares               


                                                                 
Dr FB Humer                  44,408                                   
                                                                 
D Mahlan                     132,177 (of which 131,583 are held as    
                         ADS)                                    
PS Walsh                                                              
                         729,603                                  
                                                                 
Name of PDMR                 Number of Ordinary Shares                
                                                                 
N Blazquez                   73,945                                   
                                                                 
D Gosnell                    109,644                                  
                                                                 
J Grover                     186,983                                  
                                                                 
A Morgan                     192,947                                  
                                                                 
S Moriarty                   28,471                                   
                                                                 
G Williams                   176,412 (of which 6,493 are held as ADS) 
                                                                 
I Wright                     58,267                                   
                                                                  
J Nicholls 
Deputy Company Secretary 
10 January 2013 
*1 ADS is the equivalent of 4 Ordinary Shares. 
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