Diageo is the leading premium spirits company in Mexico and employs around 2,000 people who work in the local sites and offices.
Investment and growth
Diageo completed the acquisition of Tequila Don Julio in 2015. Since then, we have invested in our Mexican business, supporting not only the growth and development of the tequila category and our tequila brands, but also providing local employment and empowering local communities.
In September 2021, we announced a new US$500 million-dollar investment to expand our manufacturing footprint in Mexico by increasing our production capacity in Atotonilco El Alto, and building new facilities in La Barca, Jalisco.
The local expansion will bring additional positive contributions to the community through the expected creation of over 1,000 jobs in the country and the implementation of different community programs.
The new facilities will also support our 10-year sustainability action plan, ‘Society 2030: Spirit of Progress’ by including environmentally friendly technologies that will help to preserve natural resources on which our long-term success depends.
The investment in Mexico will support our future growth in the tequila category to meet Mexican and international demand.
Our people in Mexico
Diageo Mexico employs over 2,000 talented people across the country. We are a dynamic company where each person can develop their career – at every stage of their working life.
A great place to work
Our ambition is to become one of the the best performing and most trusted and respected consumer products company in Mexico. We know that to achieve this goal we need to develop diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities that can reflect our broad consumer base.
We are delighted that our efforts to create a positive and diverse working culture are regularly recognized. Diageo Mexico has been certified as a top LGBT+ employerduring four years in a row and listed as a Top 100 Great Place to Work® for each of the last 18 years. We have also been listed in the Top 100 Companies with the Best ESG Responsibility in Mexico and among the 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the country. In 2021 we were included as one of the Top 30 in the Ethical Companies ranking.