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Diageo India at a Glance

Diageo is present in India through its subsidiary United Spirits Limited, India’s leading beverage alcohol company, with an outstanding portfolio of premium brands. In 2013-14, Diageo plc acquired a 54.8% shareholding in United Spirits making India one of its largest markets.

Founded in 1826, it is the largest Indian spirits company involved in the manufacture, sale and distribution of beverage alcohol, producing and selling around 120 mn cases of Scotch whisky, IMFL whisky, brandy, rum, vodka, gin and wine. Its portfolio of over 140 brands includes the much-loved McDowell's No.1, Royal Challenge, Signature, and Antiquity as well as Diageo’s iconic brands such as Johnnie Walker, VAT 69, Black & White, Smirnoff and Ciroc among others.

The company has 18 brands that sell more than a million cases each year, of which 4 brands each sell more than 10 million cases annually, generating total revenues of Rs.8353 in FY2015. The organization prides itself on innovative products that have made a mark on the world stage by regularly winning local and international accolades and awards.

Headquartered in Bengaluru, the company has a strong global footprint supported by a committed team of 5500+ employees dedicated to fulfilling the company's mission of becoming the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer goods company in India. The company has a strong distribution network and point of sale coverage and is represented in 81000 outlets across India. It has over 78 manufacturing facilities across 23 states and 3 union territories in India.

A major contributor to state excise revenues, it makes a valuable contribution of over Rs. 35,000 crores annually to the exchequer by way of excise, sales tax, octroi and other levies.

Diageo sincerely believes in being a good corporate citizen and is committed to creating a positive role for alcohol in society through its national Road to Safety programmes. Diageo also improves the lives of people in the communities around its plants with particular emphasis on Empowering Women. Its flagship programme, Project S-H-E delivers much-needed initiatives in water, health and education to lead the industry in demonstrating the highest standards of corporate citizenship.

The company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE: 532432) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE: MCDOWELL-N).

Visit Diageo’s global responsible drinking resource, www.DRINKiQ.com, for information, initiatives, and ways to share best practice.

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Our values

To fulfil our ambition we know that we must earn the trust and respect of everyone we deal with. That's why our culture is rooted in a deep sense of our purpose and values. These values underpin our business and guide how we work.

We're passionate about customers and consumers – our curiosity and customer and consumer insights drive growth. We care for our brands. We're courageous in pursuing their full potential. We're innovative, constantly searching for new ideas that drive growth, developing them across our business.

We give ourselves and each other the freedom to succeed because this fosters an entrepreneurial spirit. We trust each other; we're open and challenging. We always behave as a team – when we're together and when we're apart.

We're proud of what we do – we act sensitively with the highest standards of integrity and social responsibility. We enjoy and benefit from diversity.

We will strive to be the best – we are restless, always learning, always improving. We constantly set high standards and then try hard to exceed them. We deliver results, win where we compete and celebrate our success.

We value each other – we seek and benefit from diverse people and perspectives. We strive to create mutually fulfilling relationships and partnerships.

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To create the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer products company in India.
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General Enquiries
United Spirits Limited
UB Tower,
# 24, Vittal Mallya Road,
Bangalore - 560 001.

USL Contact Number +91-80-39856500  : +91-80-39856500
USL Fax Number +91-80-39856959  : +91-80-39856959
USL Send a Mail contactus@unitedspirits.in  :  
Investor Queries
Integrated Enterprises (India) Limited,
30, Ramana Residency, 4th Cross,
Sampige Road, Malleswaram,
Bangalore 560 003.

USL Contact Number +91-80-39856500 : 080 2346 0815 to 818
USL Fax Number +91-80-39856959 : 080 2346 0819

USL Send a Mail contactus@unitedspirits.in
USL Send a Mail contactus@unitedspirits.in
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  • United Spirits Ltd. (A Diageo Group Company)
  • UB Tower,
    # 24, Vittal Mallya Road,
    Bangalore - 560 001.
    Landline: +91-80-39856500
    Fax: +91-80-39856959

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