REG-Diageo PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

Tue Apr 9, 2013 9:39am EDT

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TO:       Regulatory Information Service                                       
                                                                               
          PR Newswire                                                          
                                                                               
RE:       Paragraph 3.1.4 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules             

The following notification was received under Paragraph 3.1.2 of the Disclosure
and Transparency Rules.

Diageo plc (the "Company") announces that it received notification today that
the following Director and Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities
("PDMR"), as participants in the Diageo Dividend Reinvestment Plan, received
ordinary shares of 28 101/108 pence in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") in lieu
of the interim dividend paid on 8 April 2013:

   Name of Director          Number of Ordinary Shares                          
   Dr FB Humer               368                                                
                                                                             
   Name of PDMR              Number of Ordinary Shares                          
   S Moriarty                242                                                

The Ordinary Shares were purchased on 8 April 2013 (with a settlement date of
11 April 2013) at an average price per Ordinary Share of £20.24.

As a result of the above transaction, interests of the director and PDMR in the
Company's Ordinary Shares (excluding options, awards under the Company's LTIPs
and interests as potential beneficiaries of the Company's Employee Benefit
Trusts) are as follows:

   Name of Director          Number of Ordinary Shares              
   Dr FB Humer               45,629                                 
                                                                   
   Name of PDMR              Number of Ordinary Shares              
   S Moriarty                28,731                                 


J Nicholls

Deputy Company Secretary
9 April 2013



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