15 APR 2021

15 APR 2021 Press release

Press release

Diageo Announces Changes to Finance Leadership Team following the appointment of Lavanya Chandrashekar as Chief Financial Officer from 1 July 2021

 

Today, Diageo has announced changes to its finance leadership team following the appointment of Lavanya Chandrashekar as Chief Financial Officer Designate. Vinod Rao will resume leadership of Group Investor Relations on an interim basis, as Global Head of Investor Relations, effective 1 June 2021. Claire Jordan will take on the combined role of Group Treasurer and Global Head of Tax, effective 1 May 2021. 

Lavanya Chandrashekar, Chief Financial Officer Designate, Diageo commented: ‘I would like to thank Vinod for resuming leadership of Group Investor Relations on an interim basis. His strong prior experience will ensure a smooth transition and bring dedicated leadership to our engagement with our investors and analyst community. I am delighted Claire will take on the combined role of Group Treasurer and Global Head of Tax, allowing us to create a more efficient operating model for the business.’   

ENDS

For further information please contact:

Investor relations:

Vinod Rao
+44 (0)7834 805733
Investor.relations@diageo.com

Media relations:

Dominic Redfearn
+44 (0) 7971 977759

Francesca Olivieri
+44 (0) 7523 930 130

press@diageo.com

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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