Dayalan Nayager

Managing Director, Diageo GB

Dayalan has been Managing Director of Diageo Great Britain, since January 2019.

He joined Diageo in 2013 and his previous roles included: Managing Director of Global Travel (2016-18); Regional Director of Europe Travel retail (2015-16); and Commercial Director (2014-15).

Dayalan joined Diageo from The Kraft Heinz Company. Prior to that he spent 8 years at Mars (South Africa).

He is a member of the Young Presidents Organisation and has two bachelor’s degrees in marketing and business from South African universities and an Executive MBA in International Business from the University of Oxford.

Dayalan has spent most of his career in South Africa but now lives in London with his wife Mairéad and their two children.