Athens, Greece – 19 March 2010 - Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (Coca‑Cola Hellenic, Company) announced today that its Board of Directors will be proposing a dividend for 2009 of €0.30 per share at the Annual General Meeting of its shareholders, scheduled to be held on Monday 21 June 2010 in Athens, Greece.

Doros Constantinou, Chief Executive Officer of Coca‑Cola Hellenic, commented:
“We are pleased to propose an increase of 7% to our dividend payment for 2009. This reflects our Board’s confidence in our continued solid cash flow generation and our commitment to enhancing returns for our shareowners.”

Starting Wednesday 23 June 2010, shares will be trading on the Athens Stock Exchange ex-dividend. Shareholders registered in the share registry of the Company as of Friday June 25 2010 shall be entitled to receive the dividend. The payment of the dividend will commence on Thursday 1 July 2010.

ENQUIRIES

George Toulantas Tel: +30 210 618 3255
Director Investor Relations email : george.toulantas@cchellenic.com
   
Panagiotis Vergis Tel: +30 210 618 3124
Investor Relations Associate email: panagiotis.vergis@cchellenic.com
   
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Financial Dynamics London Tel: +44 20 7269 7206
Greg Quine email : greg.quine@fd.com

 

About Coca‑Cola Hellenic
Coca‑Cola Hellenic is one of the world's largest bottlers of products of The Coca‑Cola Company with sales of more than 2 billion unit cases. It has broad geographic reach with operations in 28 countries serving a population of approximately 560 million people. Coca‑Cola Hellenic offers a diverse range of ready-to-drink non-alcoholic beverages in the sparkling, juice, water, sport, energy, tea and coffee categories. Coca‑Cola Hellenic is committed to promoting sustainable development in order to create value for its business and for society.  This includes providing products that meet the beverage needs of consumers, fostering an open and inclusive work environment, conducting our business in ways that protect and preserve the environment and contribute to the socio-economic development of our local communities.

Coca‑Cola Hellenic‘s shares are listed on the Athens Exchange (ATHEX: EEEK), with a secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: CCB). Coca‑Cola Hellenic’s American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CCH). Coca‑Cola Hellenic is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability and FTSE4Good Indexes. For more information, please visit www.coca-colahellenic.com