Athens, Greece – 20 March 2009 - Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (Coca‑Cola Hellenic, Hellenic) announced today that its Board of Directors will be proposing a dividend for 2008 of €0.28 per share at the Annual General Meeting of its shareholders, scheduled to be held on Thursday 18 June 2009 in Athens, Greece.
Doros Constantinou, Managing Director of Coca‑Cola Hellenic, commented: “We are pleased to propose an increase of 12% to our dividend payment in 2008. This highlights the strength of Hellenic’s business model and healthy financial position to drive solid cash flow generation, as well as management’s ongoing commitment to delivering enhanced returns for our shareowners.”
Starting Monday 22 June 2009, shares will be trading on the Athens Stock Exchange exdividend. Shareholders registered in the share registry of the Company as of Wednesday 24 June 2009 shall be entitled to receive the dividend. The payment of the dividend will commence on Monday 29 June 2009.
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