Our People & Our Culture

Diageo has more than 33,000 talented people working with us to grow our business and nurture our brands. We have a guiding purpose – to celebrate life every day, everywhere – which permeates our work. We want our people to thrive at Diageo and are committed to their professional and personal development, and to simply ensuring that Diageo is a great place to work.

We also seek to maintain a diverse workforce in which the different contributions made by all employees, through the variety of their personalities, experience, and perspectives, create a stimulating and rewarding working environment. Having colleagues from many different backgrounds gives us deeper insights into consumer needs and enhances our relationships with all of our stakeholders.

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Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Diageo North America Earns Top Marks in 2018 Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index
Diageo North America, a global leader in beverage alcohol, announced that it has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Diageo North America Named in 2017 Working Mother Magazine’s “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers”
Working Mother magazine today recognized Diageo North America as one of the 2017 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for its strong leadership in creating progressive programs for its workforce in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, childcare and paid parental leave. This is the ninth consecutive year Diageo has received this honor. The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Diageo’s Plainfield Facility Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary
On July 29, Diageo’s Plainfield, Illinois facility celebrated its 50th anniversary with a festival for its employees and families and a ceremony attended by several government officials. Representative Randy Hultgren, representing the 14th District of Illinois, attended the 50th anniversary celebration and presented to the facility a flag that was flown over the United States Capitol in honor of Diageo Plainfield’s 50th anniversary, and will now be raised at the Plainfield Facility.

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Diageo North America Named Among Top Companies for Executive Women
Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, has been named one of the 2017 “Top 60 Companies for Executive Women” by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE).

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Diageo Named One of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine
Diageo is proud to announce that it has been named one of Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” For 2017. The list recognizes companies who have earned the respect of their industry peers for reputational excellence across multiple business categories. Diageo also placed second overall in the beverages industry category, moving up a spot from 2016.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Human Rights Campaign Names Diageo as a “Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality” for Ninth Consecutive Year
Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, is proud to announce that it has earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. Diageo has been consistently placed among the “Best Places to Work” and recognized as a top company supporting equality for LGBT employees. This is the ninth consecutive year Diageo has earned a perfect score on this index.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Working Mother Recognizes Diageo North America as One of “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” for Eighth Consecutive Year
Working Mother magazine has recognized Diageo North America among the “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” for the eighth consecutive year. Diageo has repeatedly been named to this respected annual list for the company’s outstanding leadership in creating progressive programs for its employees in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave.

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Diageo North America Among 50 Best Companies for Diversity and Inclusion, Again Named to Diversity MBA’s “50 Out Front” List
Diageo North America has once again been recognized by Diversity MBA’s prestigious “50 Out Front for Diversity Leadership” list of the best places in the country for women and diverse managers to work. This is the fifth consecutive year that Diversity MBA, a national leadership organization, has named Diageo to the list. Diageo was ranked 18th overall, and also identified as Best in Class for representation of women and people of color in the most senior leadership roles. Additionally, Diversity MBA selected three Diageo North America employees for its “Top 100 Under 50” list, which recognizes diverse executives and emerging leaders.

Events, Media & Communications

USBG World Class Sponsored by Diageo Announce Andrew Meltzer as the 2016 U.S. Bartender of the Year
After two challenging days of standout mixology showmanship, the United States Bartender’s Guild (USBG) World Class Sponsored by Diageo has named Andrew Meltzer as the 2016 U.S. Bartender of the Year.

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