Chief Executive, Diageo
Ivan Menezes


Ivan Menezes has been Chief Executive of Diageo plc since 2013, and was previously Diageo’s Chief Operating Officer. He joined the drinks group in 1997 and has served as President of Diageo Venture Markets, President of Diageo North America and Chairman of Diageo Asia Pacific and Diageo Latin America and Caribbean. He has worked in sales, marketing and strategy for Whirlpool in Europe, Booz Allen Hamilton in North America, and Nestlé in Asia. He is a Non-Executive Director of Coach Inc., and a member of the Scotch Whisky Association council, the UK-India CEO Forum and the advisory council of the China-Britain Business Council.