Athens, Greece – 14 September 2007 - Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (Coca‑Cola HBC, CCHBC) today announced the invitation of its shareholders to an Extraordinary General Meeting.
By decision of the Company’s Board of Directors, which was taken on 13 September 2007, at its meeting no. 745 and according to the provisions of Codified Law 2190/1920 re: Societes Anonymes and the provisions of article 17 of the Company’s Articles of Association, the Shareholders of the Societe Anonyme under the tradename “COCA-COLA HELLENIC BOTTLING COMPANY S.A.” and the distinctive title “COCA-COLA HBC” are invited to an Extraordinary General Meeting, which will be convened at The Mall Athens, Village cinemas, Gold class room (3rd floor), 35 Andrea Papandreou Street in Marousi, Athens, Greece on Monday 15 October 2007, at 10:00 a.m., with the following items on the Agenda:
1) Capital increase through capitalisation of the share premium account and issuance of one (1) bonus share for every two (2) shares owned to the existing shareholders
2) Amendment of article 3 and codification of the Company’s Articles of Association.
Shareholders wishing to participate in the Extraordinary General Meeting must deposit at the Central Offices of the Company (9, Fragoklissias Str, Marousi), at least five (5) full days prior to the General Meeting, the relevant blocking certificate of shares from the Hellenic Exchanges S.A., and in case of representation by proxy, the relevant legalisation documents.
Information concerning representation at the meeting for ADR holders (NYSE), CDI holders (ASX) and shareholders holding their shares through Lloyds TSB Registrars Corporate Nominee Ltd. will be distributed by the Bank of New York, Chess Depositary Nominees Pty Ltd. and Lloyds TSB Registrars Corporate Nominee Limited, respectively.
Shareholders may obtain further information on the items of the Agenda from the Company’s Investor Relations Department at +30210 6183229 and +30210 6183106.
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
"COCA-COLA HELLENIC BOTTLING COMPANY S.A."