DIAGEO PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

TO: Regulatory Information Service 
PR Newswire 
RE: Paragraph 3.1.4 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules 
The notification listed below was received under Paragraph 3.1.2 of the
Disclosure and Transparency Rules. 
Diageo plc (the "Company") announces that it received notification on 12
February 2013 that, in connection with the Company's US Employee Stock Purchase
Plan (also known as the US Sharevalue Plan) (the "USESPP"), the following
Director and Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities ("PDMRs")
received, on 8 February 2013, American Depositary Shares ("ADS")* that they had
purchased as participants in the USESPP at a price of $65.37 per ADS as
Name of Director       Number of ADSs        
I Menezes              305.951               
Name of PDMR           Number of ADSs        
R Millian              305.951               
T Proctor              305.951               
L Schwartz             305.951               
As a result of these transactions, the interests of the Director and PDMRs in
the Company's ordinary shares of 28 101/108 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") and
ADS (excluding options, awards under the Company's LTIPs and interests as
potential beneficiaries of the Company's Employee Benefit Trusts) are as
Name of Director  No. of Ordinary Shares        
I Menezes         520,480 (of which 427,482     
              held as ADS)                  
Name of PDMR      No. of ADS                    
R Millian         21,113                        
T Proctor         38,901                        
L Schwartz        20,478                        
J Nicholls 
Deputy Company Secretary 
12 February 2013 
*1 ADS is the equivalent of 4 Ordinary Shares 
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