Zug, Switzerland – 24 June 2015 – Coca‑Cola HBC AG ("Coca‑Cola HBC") today announces that all of the proposals of the Board of Directors (the "Board") set out in the notice of the annual general meeting ("AGM") dated 21 May 2015 were duly passed by the requisite majority of shareholders at its AGM held on Tuesday 23 June 2015.
The final results are set out below. A copy of the resolutions passed at the AGM has also been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM and on Coca‑Cola HBC's website at www.coca-colahellenic.com
As part of the AGM, Coca‑Cola HBC's shareholders elected Mrs. Olusola (Sola) David-Borha and Mrs. Alexandra Papalexopoulou as non-executive directors to succeed Mrs. Susan Kilsby and Mr. Christos Ioannou who retired from the Board as of the AGM. Biographies of the new non-executive directors can be found at www.coca-colahellenic.com. In addition, the AGM approved amendments to the articles of association of Coca‑Cola HBC in order to replace the current stock option plan with performance share awards. Furthermore, the AGM adopted a proposal for share buy-back programme of up to three million (3,000,000) ordinary shares of Coca‑Cola HBC for the purpose of neutralizing the dilution resulting from past and future issuances of shares under Coca‑Cola HBC’s equity compensation plans. The AGM also approved a dividend of EUR 0.36 per share out of capital contribution reserves. The full amount of EUR 0.36 per share will be paid on 28 July 2015 to holders of ordinary shares on the record date of 3 July 2015. The shares are expected to be traded ex-dividend as of 2 July 2015, in which case the last day on which the shares may be traded with the entitlement to receive dividends will be 1 July 2015.
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