Chief Financial Officer, Diageo North America
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. She is a highly strategic leader, with a passion for developing people and teams.
With a career spanning 20 years, Ms. Chopra is known for both her results-orientated approach and ability to drive transformational change, across multiple markets and geographies. She 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, she 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. Ms. Chopra joined Diageo in 2018 and resides in Greater New York with her husband and son.