Athens, Greece – 10 December 2010 - Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. ("Coca‑Cola Hellenic", the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr John Hunter as a member of the Board of Directors of Coca‑Cola Hellenic.
Mr Hunter will succeed Mr Alexander B. Cummings, who retired from the Company’s Board of Directors on December 9, 2010. The Company expressed its gratitude to Mr. Cummings for his services as a non-executive member of Coca‑Cola Hellenic’s Board of Directors for the past four years and as a member of the Group’s Human Resources and Social Responsibility Committees. The Board of Directors has also appointed Mr Hunter to succeed Mr Cummings as a member of the Human Resources and Social Responsibility Committees of Coca‑Cola Hellenic.
Mr Hunter started his career with Coca‑Cola in 1967. He held positions of increasing responsibility in Hong Kong, Australia, Japan and Atlanta where he was named President of Coca‑Cola International in 1991, a position he held until his retirement in 1996. Mr Hunter has served on the board of directors of Coca‑Cola Amatil, Coca‑Cola Bottlers Philippines Inc., Coca‑Cola Ltd, Coca‑Cola Bottling Company of New York and Coca‑Cola Beverages plc. The latter merged with Coca‑Cola Hellenic in 2000. From 1998 to 2000 Mr Hunter was Chairman of Seagram Spirits and Wine Group and from October 2008 through April 2010 he served as a member of the Board of Directors of Coca‑Cola Enterprises.
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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