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Diageo PLC (DGE.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Javier Ferran

61 2017 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Ivan Menezes

58 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Kathryn Mikells

51 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

David Cutter

49 2014 President, Global Supply and Procurement

Sam Fischer

49 2014 President, Diageo Greater China and Asia

Alberto Gavazzi

51 2013 President, Diageo Latin America and Caribbean

John Kennedy

52 2017 President, Diageo Europe, Russia, Turkey and India

Anand Kripalu

58 2014 Chief Executive Officer - United Spirits Limited

Deirdre Mahlan

55 2017 President - Diageo North America

John O'Keeffe

45 2015 President, Diageo Africa

Syl Saller

60 2013 Chief Marketing Officer

David Harlock

56 2016 General Counsel Corporate Centre, Company Secretary

Siobhan Moriarty

55 2013 General Counsel

Victoria Frame

44 2017 Group Strategy Director

Brian Franz

52 2015 Chief Productivity Officer

Daniel Mobley

41 2017 Corporate Relations Director

Mairead Nayager

42 2015 Human Resources Director

Peggy Bruzelius

68 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Evan Davies

65 2011 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Kwon Ping Ho

65 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Betsy Holden

61 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Nicola Mendelsohn

45 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Alan Stewart

57 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Javier Ferran

Mr. Javier Ferran is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company, since 1 January 2017. He is a partner at Lion Capital having been a founder partner since 2005. Prior to that he spent over 10 years at Bacardi, latterly as President and CEO. He is currently a non-executive director at SAB Miller, Associated British Foods and Desigual, and a member of the Advisory Board of Agrolimen and the ESADE Business School. Mr Ferrán will not seek re-election to the Board of SAB Miller at their AGM on 21 July 2016.

Ivan Menezes

Mr. Ivan M. Menezes is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He is a member of the Council, Scotch Whisky Association; Non-Executive Director, Coach Inc; Member of the Global Advisory Board, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University Previous Diageo roles: Chief Operating Officer; President, North America; Chairman, Diageo Asia Pacific; Chairman, Diageo Latin America and Caribbean; senior management positions, Guinness and then Diageo Previous relevant experience: marketing and strategy roles, Nestlé, Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. and Whirlpool.

Kathryn Mikells

Ms. Kathryn A. Mikells is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company, since 9 November 2015. Mikells joins from Xerox Corporation, where she is currently CFO, a position she has held since May 2013. Kathryn has extensive experience, having worked in a number of senior finance roles for global consumer facing and b2b businesses, including United Airlines where she spent the majority of her career and was CFO from 2008-2010. She has a track record for capital discipline, for developing strong cost cultures and for creating efficient, agile organizations.

David Cutter

Mr. David Cutter is President, Global Supply and Procurement of the Company. Supply Director, International Supply Centre; President, Supply Americas; Supply Director, Asia Pacific.

Sam Fischer

Mr. Sam Fischer is President, Diageo Greater China and Asia of the Company. He is Managing Director, Diageo Greater China; Managing Director of South East Asia, Diageo Asia Pacific; General Manager, Diageo IndoChina and Vietnam.

Alberto Gavazzi

Mr. Alberto Gavazzi is President, Diageo Latin America and Caribbean of Diageo Plc. He served as Managing Director, West Latin America and Caribbean; Global Category Director Whiskey, Gins and Reserve Brands; General Manager Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay; Vice President Consumer Marketing, Chicago; Marketing Director, Brazil Previous relevant experience: Colgate Palmolive; Unilever PLC.

John Kennedy

Mr. John Kennedy is President, Diageo Europe, Russia, Turkey and India of the Company. He is President, Europe and Western Europe; Chief Operating Officer, Western Europe; Marketing Director, Australia; General Manager for Innovation, North America; President and Chief Executive Officer, Diageo Canada; Managing Director, Diageo Ireland.

Anand Kripalu

Mr. Anand Kripalu is Chief Executive Officer - United Spirits Limited of the Company. He has Various management roles at Mondelez International, Cadbury and Unilever.

Deirdre Mahlan

Ms. Deirdre A. Mahlan is President - Diageo North America of the Company. She is Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director; Deputy Chief Financial Officer; Head of Tax and Treasury.

John O'Keeffe

Mr. John O'Keeffe is President, Diageo Africa of the Company, since July 1, 2015. He has been Managing Director, Guinness Nigeria of the Company.

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.

David Harlock

Mr. David Harlock is General Counsel Corporate Centre, Company Secretary of the Company. He is General Counsel Corporate, Africa, Russia, Turkey; General Counsel Africa, Turkey, Russia & Eastern Europe; General Counsel M&A and Global Functions; Regional Counsel International; Counsel International. Previous relevant experience: Hogan Lovells Laurence M Danon ceased to be a Non-Executive Director on 23 September 2015.

Siobhan Moriarty

Ms. Siobhan Moriarty is General Counsel of Diageo PLC., since 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.

Victoria Frame

Ms. Victoria Frame is Group Strategy Director of the Company. She is MD International and Chief Marketing Officer, Barry’s Bootcamp; Partner, Bain & Company; Roles at Marakon Associates and CITI.

Brian Franz

Mr. Brian Franz is Chief Productivity Officer of the Company. He is CIO and Head of GDBS, IS Services.

Daniel Mobley

Mr. Daniel Mobley is Corporate Relations Director of the Company. He is Regional Head of Corporate Affairs India & South Asia, Standard Chartered; Regional Head of Corporate Affairs Africa, Standard Chartered; Group Head of Government Relations, Standard Chartered; Extensive government experience including in HM Treasury and Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

Mairead Nayager

Ms. Mairead Nayager is Human Resources Director of the Company. She is HR Director, Diageo Europe; HR Director, Brandhouse, South Africa; HR Director, Diageo Africa Regional Markets; Talent & Organisational Effectiveness Director, Diageo Africa; Employee Relations Manager, Diageo Ireland.

Peggy Bruzelius

Dr. Peggy B. Bruzelius is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Appointed a non-executive director of Diageo plc in April 2009. She is Chairman, Lancelot Asset Management; Non-Executive Director, Akzo Nobel NV, Lundin Petroleum AB and Skandia Liv AB Previous relevant experience: Non-Executive Director, Axfood AB, Husgvarna; Syngenta AG, Scania AB; Managing Director, ABB Financial Services AB; Vice Chairman, Electrolux AB; Executive Vice President, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB.

Evan Davies

Lord Evan Mervyn Davies of Abersoch is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company, since 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.

Kwon Ping Ho

Mr. Ho Kwon Ping is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, since 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.

Betsy Holden

Ms. Betsy D. Holden is Independent Non-Executive Director of Diageo PLC. Appointed a non-executive director of Diageo plc in September 2009. She is a Senior Advisor, McKinsey & Company; Non-Executive Director Time Inc and Western Union Company; Member of the Board of Trustees, Duke University; Member of the Executive Committee, Kellogg School of Management Global Advisory Board Previous relevant experience: Non-Executive Director, Catamaran Corporation, Tribune Company and MediaBank LLC; President, Global Marketing and Category Development and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Kraft Foods, Inc; Member of the North American Advisory Board, Schneider Electric.

Nicola Mendelsohn

Ms. Nicola Mendelsohn is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, since September 1, 2014. She was appointed Vice President of Europe, Middle East and Africa region of Facebook in July 2013. Her focus since joining has been to make Facebook the digital marketing service of choice and in turn increase the revenues generated through advertising. She has done this through optimising advertising and strengthening Facebook's relationship with the marketing community. Nicola has extensive experience in media, marketing and advertising. She spent five years as Executive Chairman of Karmarama advertising agency during which she also became the first female President of the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising. She has also held senior roles at Grey Communications and BBH. Nicola is Industry Chair of the Government's Creative Industries Council alongside the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. She is also Director for Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction.

Alan Stewart

Mr. Alan J. H. Stewart is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Alan was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Marks & Spencer plc in October 2010 and serves on the company's Board of Directors. He also has responsibility for IT, supply chain and logistics. Alan has extensive experience of retail and other highly competitive industries, including travel and banking. Alan spent nine years working for HSBC Investment Bank before joining Thomas Cook in 1996, where he spent seven years, in roles including Chief Executive of Thomas Cook UK and Group Chief Financial Officer of Thomas Cook Holdings. Alan joined WH Smith plc in 2005 as Group Finance Director, where he played a key role in delivering the Group's improved performance. In 2008 Alan joined AWAS, a leading aircraft leasing company, as Chief Financial Officer until October 2010. He was previously a Non-Executive Director of Games Workshop Group plc. Alan is Chief Financial Officer of Tesco plc. Prior to his appointment in September 2014, Alan served as Chief Financial Officer of Marks and Spencer plc for [four] years.