Rose leaves Diageo

Diageo chief finance officer Nick Rose is leaving the company, the drinks giant said yesterday. The surprise announcement came as Rose entered his 18th year with the company ­– 13 in his current role. Deirdre Mahlan, currently his deputy, will take on the role. She has held a number of senior finance positions in Diageo including finance director of North America and as global head of Tax of Treasury and of Shared Services.