Maroussi, Greece - 25 November 2010- Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (“Coca‑Cola Hellenic”, the “Company”) announces that as of 29 November 2010, a total of 169,648 new ordinary shares will commence trading on the Athens Exchange.

The new shares have been issued as a result of an increase in the share capital of Coca‑Cola Hellenic amounting to €84,824 following the exercise of stock options by employees of Coca‑Cola Hellenic and of its affiliated companies.

The share capital of the Company now amounts to €183,068,220 divided into 366,136,440 shares with a nominal value of €0.50 each.

The new 169,648 shares have been distributed to a total of 12 option holders as follows:

Number of plan

Date of approval by the General Meeting

Date of approval by the Board of Directors

Exercise price in  EUR before the issuance of bonus shares*

Exercise price in  EUR after the bonus issuance and before the adjustment for capital return*

Adjusted exercise price in  EUR following the capital return*

Options exercised / Shares granted

Amount in Euros

1.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

14.68

9.79

8.29

20,100

166,629

2.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

12.08

8.05

6.55

0

0.00

3.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

14.53

9.69

8.19

76,300

624,897

4.

06.06.2003

23.06.2003

12.95

8.63

7.13

16,500

117,645

5.

06.06.2003

15.12.2003

16.76**

11.17

9.67

19,000

183,730

6.

06.06.2003

03.12.2004

18.63**

12.42

10.92

4,750

51,870

7.

17.06.2005

02.12.2005

23.30**

15.53

14.03

5,500

77,165

8.

17.06.2005

21.03.2006

24.85**

16.57

15.07

0

0.00

9.

17.06.2005

23.06.2006

23.02**

15.35

13.85

15,000

207,750

10.

17.06.2005

13.12.2006

28.06**

18.71

17.21

12,498

215,090.58

11.

17.06.2005

13.12.2007

-

28.75**

27.25

0

0.00

12.

17.06.2005

20.06.2008

-

24.54**

23.04

0

0.00

13.

17.06.2005

11.12.2008

-

11.36**

9.86

0

0.00

14.

18.06.2009

10.12.2009

-

-

16.54***

0

0.00

15.

18.06.2009

18.3.2010

-

-

20.00***

0

0.00

Total:

 

 

 

 

 

169,648

1,644,776.58


(*) The exercise price per share in relation to the Company’s Stock Option Plans, as this was initially determined by decisions of the General Meetings of the Company dated 22.11.2001, 06.06.2003 and 17.06.2005 respectively, and subsequently adjusted as a consequence of the decision of the General Meeting dated 15.10.2007 to issue bonus shares. The exercise price per share in relation to the Company’s Stock Option Plans adjusted further as a consequence of the decision of the Extraordinary General meeting dated  16.10.2009 to return capital to its shareholders.

(**) Denotes that such exercise price was calculated as the average of the Company's share price at close of trading on the Athens Exchange over the last ten (10) business days prior to the relevant decision of the Board of Directors that granted the options.

(***) Denotes that such exercise price was equal to the closing price of the Company’s share on the Athens Exchange on the Grant Date.

The Board of Directors approved the share capital increase, which does not constitute an amendment of the Company’s Articles of Association, on 2 Νovember 2010, in accordance with the resolutions of the General Meetings listed above. The Ministry of Regional Development and Competitiveness approved and registered the share capital increase with the Registry of Societes Anonymes pursuant to its announcement no. K2-10351/16-11-2010.

The Board of Directors of the Athens Exchange approved on 24 November 2010 the commencement of trading of the 169,648 new ordinary shares of the Company.

The Board of Directors of the Company has resolved that trading of the above new shares on the Athens Exchange will commence on 29 November 2010. The new shares will be credited to the securities accounts (SAT accounts) of the beneficial shareholders before such date. The opening price of the Company’s shares on the above date will be determined in accordance with the Regulation of the Athens Exchange.

Information pursuant to article 4 para. 2f of Law 3401/2005 is available at the offices of the Company at Maroussi, Attiki (9 Fragoklissias Street), and in electronic form on the website of the Company www.coca-colahellenic.com, as well as on the website of the Athens Exchange www.ase.gr.

INQUIRIES:  
Company contacts:  
Coca‑Cola Hellenic  
Maria Livaniou Tel: +30 210 61 83 106
Head of Shareowner Services email : maria.livaniou@cchellenic.com
   
FOR ELEMENTS OF THE STOCK OPTION PLAN  
Sarah Robinson Tel: +30 210 61 83 175
Group Rewards Director email: sarah.robinson@cchellenic.com
   
Vassilis Fragoulis Tel: +30 210 61 83 312
Group Compensation and Benefits Manager email : vassilis.fragoulis@cchellenic.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