Rodney Williams

President of Diageo Beer Company (DBC) and Canada, Diageo North America

Rodney Williams

Rodney joined Diageo in August 2022 as President of Diageo Beer Company (DBC) and Canada.  

Prior to Diageo, Rodney spent 11 years at Moët Hennessy in various senior management roles in North America including Global (Maison) President of Belvedere Vodka, CMO of Moët Hennessy USA and SVP of Hennessy.

Before joining Moët Hennessy, Rodney was SVP at Jackson Family Wines, where he led the largest new product launch in the company’s history, Kendall Jackson Avant.  Rodney began his career at Procter & Gamble before going on to spend five years at Johnson & Johnson, where his team was responsible for driving the seven brand, Wound Care franchise (from Band-Aid to sports medicine) to the number one position in both the U.S. and Canada.

Rodney holds an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University and a BA from Amherst College. He is a trustee of the James Beard Foundation, a director of the National Review Board of Motion Pictures, and a member of the Executive Leadership Council.