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 29 April
2013 that Gareth Williams, a person discharging managerial responsibilities
("PDMR"), exercised options on 26 April 2013 over ordinary shares of 28 101/108
pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") granted under the Company's
Senior Executive Share Option Plan ("SESOP") as set out below: 
No. of Ordinary    Date of grant         Price per       
Shares                                   Ordinary Share   
96,774             19 September 2006     £9.30            
Of the shares arising, Mr Williams sold 95,000 Ordinary Shares at an average
price per Ordinary Share of £19.42 and retained the balance of 1,774 Ordinary
As a result of the above transactions, Mr Williams's interests 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 178,257 (of which 6,535 are held as American Depository
Shares in the Company ("ADS")*) 
J Nicholls
Deputy Company Secretary 
29 April 2013 
*1 ADS is equal to 4 Ordinary Shares 
-0- Apr/29/2013 11:20 GMT
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