Diageo CFO Mikells to leave end of June
Mikells will be succeeded by Lavanya Chandrashekar, the CFO of Diageo North America and Global Head of Investor Relations, with effect from 1 July.
Chandrashekar joined Diageo in July 2018 as CFO of its North America operations. She previously spent four and a half years at Mondelēz International in various senior finance positions in North America, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Chief executive Ivan Menezes said: "I am delighted that Lavanya will take up the role of chief financial officer. She brings a breadth of international experience, has an exceptional grasp of consumer products value creation and world class experience of effective cost management. I am confident she will be a huge asset to the Diageo executive team and board when she joins on 1 July."