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Our employee stories

We are proud to have a diverse workforce made up of thousands of talented people, each with their own story to tell.

Diageo is a company built and sustained through the entrepreneurial spirit and determination passed down by giants of the industry, from Arthur Guinness and Elizabeth Cumming to Charles Tanqueray and John Walker. Today, our people stand on the shoulders of these giants, inspired by their ideas and philosophy to be successful, deliver the best performance possible and create opportunities for themselves and their communities.

Here, employees from around the world share their stories and describe in their own words what it's like to be part of Diageo.

Alison King

Alison King is a liquid scientist at our Innovation and R&D Centre in the United Kingdom. She talks about how exciting it is to help develop new tastes, flavours, and products.

Habtu Bazezew

Habtu Bazezew is a health and safety manager at the Meta Abo Brewerey in Ethiopia. His job is to ensure that everyone who works at or visits the brewery can go home safe.

Lorena Diaz Vargas

Lorena Diaz Vargas is a liquid production manager for Don Julio tequila in Mexico. Don Julio is one of our reserve brands and Lorena is responsible for ensuring that it is produced to the highest standards every time.

Alec Begg

Alec Begg is a senior coppersmith carrying on a centuries-old tradition. He talks about the craft involved in shaping the copper to make stills and the pride he feels in his work.