Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (“Coca‑Cola HBC”) regretfully announces that Mr Constantine Leventis, aged 64, passed away on July 11, 2002. Mr Leventis was Vice Chairman of Coca‑Cola HBC and has served as member of the Company’s Board of Directors since 1981.

The Board of Directors of the Company will convene in due course to elect a replacement for Mr Leventis.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 15 July 2002