Athens, Greece – 18 November 2004 - Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (Coca‑Cola HBC, CCHBC) today announces the resignation of Mr Leonidas Kolioulis, Country General Manager, Greece.

Until his replacement is named, the duties of General Manager of the CCHBC’s Greek operations will be carried out by Mr Pericles Venieris, Region Director for Greece, Southeast Europe and Nigeria.

Coca‑Cola HBC is one of the world's largest bottlers of products of The Coca‑Cola Company and has operations in 26 countries serving a population of more than 500 million people. CCHBC shares are listed on the Athens Exchange (ATHEX: EEEK), with secondary listings on the London (LSE: CCB) and Australian (ASX: CHB) Stock Exchanges. CCHBC’s American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CCH).


Company Contacts:

Coca‑Cola HBC – Investor Relations

Melina Androutsopoulou

Theodore Varelas

Thalia Chantziara



Tel: +30 210 618 3100


European Press Contact:

Financial Dynamics Athens

Alastair Hetherington

Tel: (+30) 210 725 8194

Mobile: (+30) 694 775 2284


US Press Contact:

Financial Dynamics US

Jim Olecki


Tel: +1 212 850 5600


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