DIAGEO PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

TO:      Regulatory Information Service                                     


                                                                           
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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: 
 1. It received notification on 18 March 2013 that Ian Wright, a person 


    discharging managerial responsibilities ("PDMR"), sold 2,000 ordinary
    shares of 28 101/108 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") on 18
    March 2013 at a price per share of £20.06.


As a result of the above transaction, the interests of Mr Wright in the
Company's Ordinary Shares (excluding options, awards under the Company's LTIPs
and interests as a potential beneficiary of the Company's Employee Benefit
Trusts) have decreased to 56,287. 
 2. It received notification on 19 March 2013 that David Gosnell, a PDMR, 


    exercised options on 19 March 2013 over 43,648 Ordinary Shares in the
    Company granted on 27 October 2008 at a price per share of £8.77 under the
    Company's Senior Executive Share Option Plan. Mr Gosnell subsequently sold


42,775 Ordinary Shares on 19 March 2013, at a price per share of £20.18. 
Mr 
Gosnell retains the balance of 873 Ordinary Shares. 
As a result of the above transaction, the interests of Mr Gosnell in the
Company's Ordinary Shares (excluding options, awards under the Company's LTIPs
and interests as a potential beneficiary of the Company's Employee Benefit
Trusts) have increased to 110,537. 
Paul Tunnacliffe 
Company Secretary 
19 March 2013 
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