LAVANYA CHANDRASHEKAR

Chief Financial Officer, Diageo North America

LAVANYA CHANDRASHEKAR

Chief Financial Officer, Diageo North America

Biography

Lavanya Chandrashekar Chopra is Chief Financial Officer for Diageo North America where she sets and oversees Diageo’s financial strategy across the United States and Canada.

Lavanya is a highly strategic leader, with a passion for developing people and teams.  With a career spanning 20 years, she is known for both her results-orientated approach and ability to drive transformational change, across multiple markets and geographies.

Lavanya started her career at Procter & Gamble where she worked for more than fifteen years supporting the organization’s finance functions across a global portfolio of recognized brands.  Prior to Diageo, Lavanya was CFO of Mondelēz International’s North America business, where she spent more than four years.  Originally from India, her career has seen her work in Asia, North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Lavanya joined Diageo in July 2018 and is currently based in Greater New York with her husband and son.