01 NOV 2019

01 NOV 2019 Press release

Press release

Change of Senior Independent Director

Diageo plc (the “Company”) announces that Susan Kilsby, Non-Executive Director of the Company and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of the Board, has been appointed as the Senior Independent Director with effect from 31 October 2019. 

Ms Kilsby succeeds Lord Davies of Abersoch, who has served as the Senior Independent Director since October 2011.  Lord Davies will remain on the Board as Non-Executive Director until the conclusion of the 2020 Annual General Meeting of the Company.


About Diageo

Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands across spirits and beer categories. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Buchanan’s and Windsor whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray and Guinness.

Diageo is a global company, and our products are sold in more than 180 countries around the world. The company is listed on both the London Stock Exchange (DGE) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEO).

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