Diageo Subsidiary Companies – S172 Statement and Corporate Governance Arrangements
Good governance means ensuring overall direction, effectiveness and accountability at Group, subsidiary and management levels through systems, structures, policies and procedures which enable good decision-making processes at all levels.
Directors of a company incorporated in the UK are required to promote the success of the company having regard to various factors including those set out in Section 172 or the Companies Act 2006 (the “Act”). In accordance with the Act and the Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018, certain UK incorporated subsidiaries of Diageo plc are required to include a statement in their strategic report of their annual report and accounts describing how their directors have had regard to the matters set out in Section 172 of the Act.
Directors of the subsidiaries listed below have had regard to the matters set out in Section 172 of the Act in a manner that is consistent with the approach adopted by the Group, while at the same time ensuring the directors of the companies fulfil their individual duties, as displayed below in such subsidiaries’ latest annual reports and accounts.
S172 Statement and Corporate Governance Arrangements