Athens, Greece – 19 March 2010 - Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (“Coca‑Cola Hellenic”, the “Company”) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr Christos Ioannou as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr Ioannou will succeed Mr Samir Toubassy, who retired from the Company’s Board of Directors in 2009. The Board of Directors has also nominated Mr Ioannou to succeed Mr Antonio D’Amato as a member of the Audit Committee of Coca‑Cola Hellenic.

Mr Ioannou graduated from Cornell University in 1994. He also holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Mr Ioannou currently serves on the Board of Directors of J&P (Overseas) and J&P-AVAX. The J&P Group is involved in construction, concessions and real estate in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Europe. In addition, Mr Ioannou holds directorships in Athinaion S.A. (Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel), YES Hotels, Food Plus and Aegean Airlines, among other companies.


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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