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