Diageo plc (/diˈæi/) is a multinational beverage alcohol company, with its headquarters in London, England. It operates in more than 180 countries and produces in more than 140 sites around the world.[3] It was the world's largest distiller until being overtaken by China's Kweichow Moutai on 9 April 2017.[4] It is a major distributor of spirits and the world's largest producer of Scotch whisky.[5]

Diageo plc
TypePublic limited company
Founded1997; 24 years ago (1997)
HeadquartersLondon, England, UK
Key people
Javier Ferrán
Ivan Menezes
(chief executive officer)
Lavanya Chandrashekar
(chief financial officer)
ProductsAlcoholic beverages: spirits, beer and wine
Revenue £11.752 billion (2020)[1]
£2.137 billion (2020)[1]
£1.454 billion (2020)[1]
Number of employees
27,775 (2020)[2]

Diageo has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It has a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange.