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Ivan Menezes

OUTSIDE DIRECTOR
Ivan Menezes

Ivan Menezes was elected to our Board of Directors in February 2005. Mr. Menezes serves as Executive Director and the Chief Executive of Diageo plc, a premium drinks company; he was appointed Chief Executive in July 2013 and has been an Executive Director since July 2012. Prior to that, he held several executive and senior appointments at Diageo plc and was the Chief Operating Officer, Diageo plc since March 2012, the Chairman, Diageo Latin America & Caribbean since July 2011, the Chairman, Diageo Asia Pacific since October 2008, and the President and Chief Executive Officer of Diageo North America since January 2004. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Diageo North America from July 2002 and as President of Diageo, Venture Markets since July 2000. Before joining Diageo in 1997, he held senior marketing positions with Whirlpool Europe, a manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, in Milan and was a principal with Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., a strategy and technology consulting firm, both in Chicago and in London. Mr. Menezes also serves as an executive Director on the Board of Directors of Diageo plc. Mr. Menezes holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, a post graduate diploma from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and an M.B.A. degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.