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Diageo to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the NYSE
Diageo North America CFO Greg Kryder and Diageo-Guinness USA President Sheila Stanziale to Ring The Closing Bell®
For Release: 12 Mar 13
Interview Opportunities Available
 
EVENT:  
Executives and guests from Diageo and Guinness will visit the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, March 15 to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and Diageo’s iconic Irish brands: Guinness, Bushmills, Baileys, Harp, Smithwicks and Kilkenny. 
 
To mark this special occasion, Diageo North America CFO Greg Kryder and Diageo-Guinness USA President, Sheila Stanziale, will ring the Closing Bell.
 
INTERVIEWS:  Greg Kryder will be available for interviews. 
 
DIAGEO PLC (NYSE: DEO)
Diageo (Dee-AH-Gee-O) is the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and wine. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, JεB, Windsor, Buchanan’s and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Jose Cuervo, Tanqueray and Guinness.
 
Diageo is a global company, with its products sold in more than 180 countries around the world. The company is listed on both the New York Stock Exchange (DEO) and the London Stock Exchange (DGE). For more information about Diageo, its people, brands, and performance, visit us at Diageo.com. For our global resource that promotes responsible drinking through the sharing of best practice tools, information and initiatives, visit DRINKiQ.com.
 
Celebrating life, every day, everywhere. 
 
(Source: Diageo)
 
When/Where:
Friday, February 15, 2013
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
3:30 p.m.            Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
4:00 p.m.            The Closing Bell rings                                                                                  
 
Contact:
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Annmarie Gioia at 212.656.5437 or agioia@nyx.com
 
Photo/Video:
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420), European Press Agency (917.670.1323), and Insider Images. The Closing Bell (starting at 3:55 p.m.) feed is available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
 
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