Zug, Switzerland – 26 June 2014 – Coca‑Cola HBC AG ("Coca‑Cola HBC") today announces that all of the proposals of the Board of Directors (the "Board") set out in the notice of the annual general meeting ("AGM") dated 28 May 2014 were duly passed by the requisite majority of shareholders at its AGM held on Wednesday 25 June 2014.
The final results are set out below. A copy of the resolutions passed at the AGM has also been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available for inspection at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM and on Coca‑Cola HBC's website at www.coca-colahellenic.com.
Following the retirement of Anastasios P. Leventis, Haralambos K. Leventis, John Hunter and Stefan F. Heidenreich from the Board as of the AGM, Coca‑Cola HBC's shareholders elected Anastasios I. Leventis, Christo Leventis, José Octavio Reyes and John P. Sechi as non-executive directors. Biographies of the new non-executive directors can be found at www.coca-colahellenic.com.
In addition, the AGM approved amendments of the articles of association of Coca‑Cola HBC in order to address the requirements of new Swiss legislation, the Swiss ordinance against excessive compensation in listed companies, which is aimed at curbing excessive executive compensation and strengthening shareholders' powers. The AGM also approved a dividend of EUR 0.354 per share to be paid out of capital contribution reserves. The full amount of EUR 0.354 per share will be paid on 29 July 2014 to holders of ordinary shares on the record date of 11 July 2014. The shares are expected to be traded ex-dividend as of 9 July 2014, in which case the last day on which the shares may be traded with the entitlement to receive dividends will be 8 July 2014.
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