Diageo Recognised as the World's 17th Best Multinational Workplace by Great Place to Work®

20 Oct 2015 | Press release

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London - 20 October 2015 - Diageo, the world''s leading premium drinks business, announced today that it has been recognised as the 17th World''s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work®, making the top 20 for the fifth consecutive year. The ranking is the world''s largest annual study of workplace excellence and identifies the top 25 best multinationals in terms of workplace culture.

Diageo ranked second highest among the FMCG companies and is the only beverages company represented in this year''s top 25. This year, Diageo also received local Great Place to Work distinctions in Brazil, Canada, Central America & Caribbean, Chile, Ireland, and Mexico.

Mairéad Nayager, Human Resources Director, Diageo commented:

"It is a great honour to be recognised as one of the top ''25 Best Multinational Workplaces'' for a fifth consecutive year and to have progressed our position in this year''s ranking. At Diageo, we are committed to creating an environment that stretches and challenges people and enables them to do their best work, living our values each and every day. This achievement really reflects the hard work and dedication of our 33,000 talented and inspirational employees worldwide. They are the people creating our company culture and keeping it strong."

Ann Nadeau, Global Managing Director, Great Place to Work® commented:

"Congratulations to the World''s Best Multinational Workplaces. Great workplaces like these pay special attention to the diversity of individual employees'' experiences. At the same time, our research into the World''s Best suggests companies shouldn''t lose sight of the importance of ''esprit de corps''—and of cultivating a friendly, fair and fun community at work."

Great Place to Work determined its 2015 ranking of the World''s Best Multinational Workplaces by surveying about 3.9 million employees at more than 6,600 companies that participated in Best Workplaces competitions from late 2014 to mid-2015 in 51 countries. Together, these companies employ more than 12 million employees worldwide, making this annual study the largest of its kind. In the past year, more than 2,000 multinational corporations participated in the survey process. Of these, 455 appeared on one of Great Place to Work''s 51 national Best Workplaces lists. From that pool of companies, the 25 World''s Best Multinational Workplaces have been selected. The ranking is available from: http://fortune.com/global-best-companies/.