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 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. 
J Nicholls 
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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