Deirdre Mahlan has been appointed to serve as President for Diageo North America. She will replace Larry Schwartz, who is retiring by the end of the year. Mahlan will continue in her role as Chief Financial Officer until then. Diageo also appointed Tom Looney to President of U.S. Open and Control States. He previously was the President of Diageo Guinness USA. Jeff Ivey will expand in his role of Chief Commercial Officer to leadership of National Accounts and Commercial Capabilities. Tom Day, who is currently the Senior Vice President of Sales for Diageo Guinness USA, was promoted to President for Diageo Guinness USA. He will join the North America Executive Team.