Zug, Switzerland – 27 June 2016 – Coca‑Cola HBC AG (“Coca‑Cola HBC” or the “Company”) announces today that its board of directors (the “Board”) has named Mr. George A. David as Chairman Emeritus of the Company.

As announced on 28 January 2016, Mr George A. David decided to step down from the position of Chairman of the Board of Coca‑Cola HBC with effect from 27 January 2016 and retired from the Board following the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on 21 June 2016. In view of Mr. David’s exceptional contribution to the Board, his many years of dedication to the Coca‑Cola HBC group, as well as his strong identification with the Company and its shareholders’ interests, the Board has decided to name Mr. David as Chairman Emeritus of the Company with effect from 24 June 2016. Mr David will not be a member of the Board or an officer of the Company as a result of this appointment and will not receive any remuneration for this role.


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About Coca‑Cola HBC

Coca‑Cola HBC is a leading bottler of The Coca‑Cola Company with a sales volume of more than 2 billion unit cases. It has a broad geographic footprint with operations in 28 countries serving a population of approximately 594 million people. Coca‑Cola HBC offers a diverse range of non-alcoholic ready to drink beverages in the sparkling, juice, water, sport, energy, tea and coffee categories. Coca‑Cola HBC 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 its business in ways that protect and preserve the environment and contribute to the socio-economic development of the local communities. Coca‑Cola HBC is ranked beverage industry leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indices, and is also included in the FTSE4Good Index.

Coca‑Cola HBC has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: CCH) and its shares are listed on the Athens Exchange (ATHEX: EEE). For more information, please visit http://www.coca-colahellenic.com.