Javier Ferrán was appointed Chair of Diageo plc on 1 January 2017, having been a non-executive director since July 2016.

Current external appointments

  • Chair – International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A.
  • Senior Advisor and Chair of investee company board – BlackRock Long Term Private Capital

Previous relevant experience

  • Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director – Associated British Foods plc
  • Non-Executive Director – Coca-Cola European Partners plc
  • Member, Advisory Board – ESADE Business School
  • President and CEO – Bacardi Limited
  • Non-Executive Director – SABMiller plc