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 22 October 2013 that Larry Schwartz, a person discharging managerial responsibilities ("PDMR"), exercised options on 21 October 2013 over American Depository Shares in the Company ("ADS")* granted under the Company's Senior Executive Share Option Plan as set out below:
No. of ADSs Date of grant Price per ADS
16,917 18 September 2007 $84.53
Mr Schwartz subsequently sold 16,747 ADSs on 21 October 2013 at a price per ADS of $128.87 and retained 170 ADSs. As a result of the above transactions, Mr Schwartz's interests in the Company's ADSs (excluding options, awards under the Company's LTIPs and interests as a potential beneficiary of the Company's Employee Benefit Trusts) have increased to 33,372.
Deputy Company Secretary
23 October 2013
*1 ADS is equal to 4 Ordinary Shares of 28 101/108 pence each in the Company
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