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Summary of Non-Executive Directors' terms and conditions of appointment

Commencement date of
initial letter of appointment
Expiration of
current letter of appointment
Melissa Bethell June 2020 AGM 2026
Karen Blackett June 2022 AGM 2025
Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet January 2021 AGM 2024
Javier Ferrán July 2016 AGM 2025
Susan Kilsby April 2018 AGM 2024
Sir John Manzoni October 2020 AGM 2026
Alan Stewart September 2014 AGM 2024
Ireena Vittal October 2020 AGM 2026

Summary of terms

Appointments are for an initial period of three years and are terminable by the company or the director without notice or compensation. The appointments are renewable by mutual agreement. Going forward, the term of the Letters of Appointment will be set so as to match the period for which directors are elected by shareholders.

There are no other service agreements or material contracts, existing or proposed, between the company and the directors. There are no arrangements or understandings between any director or executive officer and any other person pursuant to which any director or executive officer was selected to serve. There are no family relationships between the directors.

Further information on directors' share interests can be found in the Directors' Remuneration Report for the financial year ended 30 June 2023.

Code of Ethics for CEO, CFO and Senior Financial Officers

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Articles of Association

Download the Articles of Association for Diageo plc (PDF 449KB) 

Statement on independent remuneration consultants' connections with Diageo plc

Information on the company's remuneration consultants can be found in the Directors' Remuneration Report.