Maroussi, Greece – 14 June 2011 - Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (“Coca‑Cola Hellenic”, the “Company”), makes this announcement in connection with the exercise in May 2011 of stock options by employees (and former employees) of the Company and its affiliated companies pursuant to stock option plans approved by General Meetings of the Company.

The announcement contains the exercise prices and the number of shares that were granted and will be listed on the Athens Exchange upon application by the Company.

1. The offering was made to 68 employees of the Group (46 of which are former employees or employees of the Company’s foreign affiliates). Out of those employees, 2 persons (both of them former employees of the Company) exercised stock options by written notice to the Company’s Board of Directors. The offering was made with respect to an aggregate of 4,651,190 new ordinary shares of the Company, of a nominal value of EUR 1.50 each, out of which 21,994 options were actually exercised and an equal number of shares were issued.

2. Τhe total number of stock options that have been granted by the Board of Directors to this date, as authorised by the General Meeting of shareholders, amounts to 18,936,711. Out of these options, 8,453,023 are currently in force (i.e. they have neither been exercised nor forfeited), of which 4,629,196 options have already vested and the others will vest in stages until 15 March 2021.

3. The exercise price of the new shares is 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

12.08

 

8.05

 

6.55

 

0

 

0.00

 

2.

 

22.11.2001

 

13.12.2001

14.53

 

9.69

 

8.19

 

0

 

0.00

 

3.

 

06.06.2003

 

23.06.2003

12.95

 

8.63

 

7.13

 

0

 

0.00

 

4.

 

06.06.2003

 

15.12.2003

16.76**

 

11.17

 

9.67

 

0

 

0.00

 

5.

 

06.06.2003

 

03.12.2004

18.63**

 

12.42

 

10.92

 

0

 

0.00

 

6.

 

17.06.2005

 

02.12.2005

23.30**

 

15.53

 

14.03

 

0

 

0.00

 

7.

 

17.06.2005

 

21.03.2006

24.85**

 

16.57

 

15.07

 

0

 

0.00

 

8.

 

17.06.2005

 

23.06.2006

23.02**

 

15.35

 

13.85

 

0

 

0.00

 

9.

 

17.06.2005

 

13.12.2006

28.06**

 

18.71

 

17.21

 

0

 

0.00

 

10.

 

17.06.2005

 

13.12.2007

-

 

28.75**

 

27.25

 

0

 

0.00

 

11.

 

17.06.2005

 

20.06.2008

-

 

24.54**

 

23.04

 

0

 

0.00

 

12.

 

17.06.2005

 

11.12.2008

-

 

11.36**

 

9.86

 

16,662

 

164,287.32

 

13.

 

18.06.2009

 

10.12.2009

-

 

-

 

16.54***

 

5,332

 

88,191.28

 

14.

 

18.06.2009

 

18.3.2010

-

 

-

 

20.00***

 

0

 

0.00

 

15.

 

18.06.2009

 

09.12.2010

 

-

 

-

 

20.15***

 

0

 

0.00

 

16.

 

18.06.2009

 

16.03.2011

 

-

 

-

 

19.37***

 

0

 

0.00

 

Total:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21,994

 

252,478.60

 


(*) 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.

4. The payment of the share capital increase of the Company was completed on 29 May 2011 and was certified by virtue of a decision of the Company’s Board of Directors dated 30 May 2011. The Ministry of Regional Development and Competitiveness proceeded, to the registration of the share capital increase and the certification of its payment with the Companies Registry (Decision number K2-5372/9.6.2011).

5. The share capital of the Company was increased by EUR 32,991 whereas the share premium account was increased by 219,487.60. As a result, the share capital of the Company amounts to EUR 549,769,419 and is divided into 366,512,946 ordinary shares of a nominal value of EUR 1.50 each.

6. The Company will proceed to all necessary actions required by law in order to effect the listing of the new shares on the Athens Stock Exchange.

The person responsible for the accuracy of the information related to the Stock Option Plan is Mr. Vassilis Fragoulis, Group Compensation and Benefits Manager, tel.: +30 210 61 83 312. Interested parties may obtain a copy of this document from the Company's registered seat (9 Fragoklissias Street, Maroussi) and in electronic form from the Company’s website (www.coca-colahellenic.com), as well as on the website of the Athens Exchange www.ase.gr.

ENQUIRIES

Company contacts:
Coca‑Cola Hellenic
Oya Gur
Director Investor Relations
Tel: +30 210 61 83 255
email : oya.gur@cchellenic.com
   
FOR ELEMENTS OF THE STOCK OPTION PLAN
Vassilis Fragoulis
Group Compensation and Benefits Manager
Tel: +30 210 61 83 312
email : vassilis.fragoulis@cchellenic.com

About Coca–Cola Hellenic
Coca‑Cola Hellenic is the second largest bottler of products of The Coca‑Cola Company in terms of volume with sales of more than 2 billion unit cases. It has broad geographic footprint with operations in 28 countries serving a population of more than 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