John Kennedy is President, Diageo Europe, Turkey & India and is a member of Diageo's global executive team. He has held a variety of senior positions across the company including President Western Europe, Managing Director Ireland and Managing Director Canada.
John was previously President of IBEC, Ireland's leading business organisation and on the board of Social Entrepreneurs Ireland, an organisation focussed on fostering social innovation. He also worked for Quaker Oats in the United States and Smithkline Beecham in England.
John was raised in New York and graduated from Duke University in 1986.