Diageo Plc engages in the production and distribution of alcoholic beverages. It operates through the following geographical segments: North America; Europe; Africa; Latin America and Caribbean; and Asia Pacific and Corporate. Its products are offered under brands which include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, JeB, Buchanan's, Windsor and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray, and Guinness. It owns manufacturing production facilities, including maltings, distilleries, breweries, packaging plants, maturation warehouses, cooperages, vineyards, wineries and distribution warehouses. The company was founded in December 1997 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.