People: Diageo PLC (DGE.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Franz Humer

67 2008 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Ivan Menezes

54 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Deirdre Mahlan

51 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Nicholas Blazquez

52 2012 President, Africa, Turkey, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe,Global Sales

Andrew Fennell

46 2013 President and Chief Operating Officer, Africa, British

Alberto Gavazzi

47 2013 President, Latin America and Caribbean, Brazilian/Italian

Gilbert Ghostine

53 2009 President, Diageo Asia-Pacific, Lebanese

David Gosnell

56 2011 President - Global Supply and Global Procurement

John Kennedy

48 2012 President, Diageo Western Europe, American

Andrew Morgan

57 2012 President - New Businesses

Larry Schwartz

60 2012 President, Diageo North America

Syl Saller

56 2013 Chief Marketing Officer

Siobhan Moriarty

51 2013 General Counsel

Leanne Wood

40 2013 Human Resources Director

Anna Manz

40 2013 Strategy Director

Ian Wright

55 Corporate Relations Director

Paul Tunnacliffe

51 2008 Company Secretary

Kwon Ping Ho

62 2012 Non-Executive Director

Peggy Bruzelius

65 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Laurence Danon

58 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Evan Davies

62 2011 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Betsy Holden

58 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Philip Scott

60 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Franz Humer

Dr. Franz B. Humer is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Diageo PLC. Appointed Chairman of Diageo plc in July 2008, having been a Non-Executive Director since April 2005. He is also Chairman of F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd in Switzerland, Chairman of INSEAD's Board of Directors and a Non-Executive Director of CitiGroup Inc. He was formerly Chief Operating Director of Glaxo Holdings plc and has held a number of other non-executive directorships.

Ivan Menezes

Mr. Ivan M. Menezes serves as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Diageo PLC. He has been Appointed as Chief Executive of Diageo plc on 1 July 2013, having been a Director since July 2012. He was Chief Operating Officer from March 2012 and was previously President, North America since January 2004, Chairman, Diageo Asia Pacific since October 2008 and Chairman, Diageo Latin America and Caribbean since July 2011. Prior to this he held various senior management positions with Guinness and then Diageo and worked across a variety of sales, marketing and strategy roles with Nestlé in Asia, Booz Allen Hamilton Inc in the United States and Whirlpool in Europe. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Coach Inc., in the United States.

Deirdre Mahlan

Ms. Deirdre A. Mahlan is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Diageo PLC. Appointed Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Diageo plc in October 2010, prior to which she was Deputy Chief Financial Officer and before that Head of Tax and Treasury. She joined the company in 2001, having held various senior finance positions in Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc. since 1992 and having formerly been a senior manager with Pricewaterhouse. She was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Experian plc on 1 September 2012 and is also a Member of the Main Committee of the 100 Group of Finance Directors.

Nicholas Blazquez

Dr. Nicholas B. Blazquez is President, Diageo Africa, Russia & Turkey of Diageo PLC. He have been President, Africa since August 2004, prior to which he was Managing Director, Diageo Africa and Managing Director, Diageo Asia Key Markets. He previously held various managerial positions in United Distillers between 1989 and 1998.

Andrew Fennell

Mr. Andrew Fennell is President and Chief Operating Officer, Africa and British of Diageo PLC. Appointed Chief Marketing Officer of Diageo plc since September 2008. Previously he held a number of marketing roles in the UK and internationally with Guinness and Diageo, prior to which he worked in various sales and marketing roles with Britvic and Bass plc.

Alberto Gavazzi

Mr. Alberto Gavazzi is President, Latin America, Caribbean and Brazilian/Italian of Diageo Plc. He served as Managing Director, West Latin America and Caribbean since July 2010. He joined Diageo in 1993 and held various senior management positions including Global Category Director Whiskey, Gins and Reserve Brands, General Manager Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, Vice President Consumer Marketing, Chicago and Marketing Director, Brazil. Formerly he held roles with Colgate-Palmolive and Unilever PLC.

Gilbert Ghostine

Mr. Gilbert Ghostine is President, Diageo Asia-Pacific and Lebanese of Diageo PLC. Appointed president, Diageo Asia Pacific in July 2009, having previously been managing director, Diageo Continental Europe, since July 2006. He was formerly Managing Director, Northern Europe, President, US Major markets and held various senior managerial positions in Africa, Asia, Europe and the United States, having joined International Distillers & Vintners in 1995. He was appointed a Director of United Spirits Limited with effect from May 2013.

David Gosnell

Mr. David Peter Gosnell is President - Global Supply and Global Procurement of Diageo PLC. Appointed president, having been managing director, Global Supply and Global Procurement, Diageo plc since July 2003. He joined Diageo in 1998 as European Supply Director, then headed up Guinness & European RTD supply, prior to which he spent 20 years in various roles with Heinz. He is a Non-Executive Director of Brambles plc.

John Kennedy

Mr. John Kennedy has been appointed as President, Diageo Western Europe and American of Diageo PLC effective November 9, 2012. Previously he held various senior management positions with Diageo including Marketing Director, Australia, General Manager for Innovation, North America, President and Chief Executive Officer, Diageo Canada and Managing Director, Diageo Ireland. Previously he worked in brand management roles for GlaxoSmithKline and Quaker Oats.

Andrew Morgan

Mr. Andrew Morgan has been appointed as President - New Businesses of Diageo PLC., effective November 9, 2012. He was Appointed President, New Businesses in November 2012, having been President, Diageo Europe since October 2004 and President, Venture Markets since July 2002. He joined United Distillers in 1987 and held various senior management positions with Guinness and then Diageo, including Group Chief Information Officer and President, New Business Ventures for Guinness United Distillers & Vintners and Director, Global Strategy and Innovation for United Distillers & Vintners.

Larry Schwartz

Mr. Larry Schwartz is President, Diageo North America of Diageo PLC. Appointed President, North America in March 2012 having been President, Diageo USA since September 2008. He joined the company in 2001, as President of Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc., having held a variety of senior management positions with Seagram.

Syl Saller

Ms. Syl Saller is Chief Marketing Officer of Diageo Plc. She was Appointed as Chief Marketing Officer of Diageo plc on 1 July 2013, having been Global Innovation Director since 2005. She joined Diageo in 1999 as Marketing Director Diageo Great Britain, prior to which she held various brand management and marketing roles with Allied Domecq PLC, Gillette Company and Holson Burnes Group, Inc. She is Non-Executive Director of Dominos Pizza Group plc.

Siobhan Moriarty

Ms. Siobhan Moriarty has been appointed as General Counsel of Diageo PLC., effective July 1, 2013. Previously she held various legal roles in Diageo, including Corporate M&A Counsel, Regional Counsel Ireland and General Counsel Europe. Before joining Diageo in 1997, she held various positions in law firm private practice in Dublin and London.

Leanne Wood

Ms. Leanne Wood is Human Resources Dirsector of Diageo Plc. She was Appointed Human Resources Director of Diageo plc on 1 July 2013, having been Global Talent and Organisational Effectiveness Director since September 2011. Previously she held various human resources and strategy roles in Diageo, including Human Resources Director Africa, Human Resources Director Ireland and Human Resources Director Asia Venture Markets. Before joining Diageo in 2000, she held various positions in strategy and finance with Allied Domecq PLC and LEK Consulting.

Anna Manz

Ms. Anna Manz is Strategy Director of Diageo Plc. She was Appointed Group Strategy Director on 1 July 2013, having been Regional Finance Director, Diageo Asia Pacific since August 2008. Previously she held various senior finance positions including Vice President Finance, Diageo North America, Finance Director Ireland, Finance Director Global Marketing, Sales and Innovation and Group Treasurer. Prior to joining Diageo in 1999, she held positions with Unilever PLC and ICI PLC.

Ian Wright

Mr. Ian Wright is Corporate Relations Director of Diageo PLC. Appointed Corporate Relations Director of Diageo plc in July 2004, having previously held positions with a number of public relations consultancies and The Boots Company. He will be leaving Diageo in March 2014.

Paul Tunnacliffe

Mr. Paul D. Tunnacliffe is Company Secretary of Diageo PLC. Appointed company secretary of Diageo plc in January 2008. He was formerly company secretary of Hanson PLC.

Kwon Ping Ho

Mr. Ho KwonPing has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Diageo PLC., with effect from 1 October 2012. He is Executive Chairman and Founder of Banyan Tree Holdings Limited and is also Chairman of Laguna Resorts & Hotels Public Company Limited, Thai Wah Food Products Public Company Limited and the Singapore Management University. He is a member of the International Council and East Asia Council of INSEAD, member of the Global Advisory Board of Moelis & Company and a Governor of the London Business School. Formerly, he served as Chairman of MediaCorp Pte. Ltd and was a Non-Executive Director of Singapore Airlines Limited, Standard Chartered PLC and Singapore Power Limited.

Peggy Bruzelius

Dr. Peggy B. Bruzelius is Non-Executive Independent Director of Diageo PLC. Appointed a non-executive director of Diageo plc in April 2009. She is Chairman of Lancelot Asset Management in Sweden and a Non-Executive Director of Akzo Nobel NV in the Netherlands and Axfood AB, Lundin Petroleum AB and Skandia Liv AB, all of which are in Sweden. She was formerly Managing Director of ABB Financial Services AB, headed the asset management arm of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB and a Non-Executive Director of Scania AB. During the year she stepped down as Non-Executive Director of Syngenta AG.

Laurence Danon

Madam Laurence M. Danon is Non-Executive Independent Director of Diageo PLC. Appointed a non-executive director of Diageo plc in January 2006. She is Co-President of the Executive Board of Leonardo & Co and a Non-Executive Director of Groupe BPCE and TF1, both in France. Formerly she served with the French Ministry of Industry and Energy, held a number of senior management posts with Total Fina Elf and was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of France Printemps. She was also Chairman of the Executive Board of Edmond de Rothschild Corporate Finance and a Non-Executive Director of Experian Group Limited, Plastic Omnium SA and Rhodia SA.

Evan Davies

Lord Evan Mervyn Davies of Abersoch has been appointed as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Diageo PLC with effect from 19 October 2011. Appointed a Non-Executive Director of Diageo plc in September 2010 and Senior Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee in October 2011. Lord Davies is a Partner of Corsair Capital, Chairman of Chime Communications PLC, Non-Executive Chairman of Pinebridge Investments Limited and Chair of the Global Advisory Board of Moelis & Company. He is also a Trustee of the Royal Academy of Arts and Chair of the Council, University of Wales Bangor. Previously he was a Non-Executive Director of Bharti Airtel Limited and Minister for Trade, Investment and Small Business for the UK Government between January 2009 and May 2010. Prior to this role, Lord Davies was Chairman of Standard Chartered PLC.

Betsy Holden

Ms. Betsy D. Holden is Non-Executive Independent Director of Diageo PLC. Appointed a non-executive director of Diageo plc in September 2009. She is a Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company and is a Non-Executive Director of Catamaran Corporation and Western Union Company, both of which are in the United States. She is a member of the Board of Trustees at Duke University. She is also a member of the North American Advisory Board for Schneider Electric and a member of the Executive Committee at the Kellogg School of Management Global Advisory Board. During the year her tenure ended as a Non-Executive Director of Tribune Company. Formerly she was President, Global Marketing and Category Development and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods, Inc.

Philip Scott

Mr. Philip G. Scott is Non-Executive Independent Director of Diageo PLC. Appointed a non-executive director of Diageo plc and chairman of the Audit Committee in October 2007. He is a Non-Executive Director of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc. During the year he stepped down as President of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of Aviva plc.
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