Maroussi, Greece – Friday, 7 March 2008 - Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (“Coca‑Cola Hellenic”, the «Company»), informs the public, in connection with the annual implementation of the stock option plans that have been approved by the General Meetings of the Company for the grant of stock options (hereinafter «Stock Options») to certain employees of Coca‑Cola Hellenic and its affiliated companies, of the final results of such implementation, including the exercise prices and the number of the shares that were granted and the listing of which on the Athens Exchange will be applied for, as follows:

1. From an aggregate number of 168 employees of the Company (142 of whom are employees of affiliated companies abroad) that were invited to exercise their Stock Options, 51 (37 of whom are employees of affiliated companies abroad) actually exercised their Stock Options by submitting to the Company’s Board of Directors the relevant exercise form.

2. The invitation concerned an aggregate of 5,998,644 new ordinary shares of the Company, of nominal value of EUR 0.50 each, out of which 824,832 shares were actually granted. In view of the above, the Stock Options granted by the General Meetings of the Company and not yet exercised amount to EUR 5,173,812 out of which some have already vested and some will vest gradually by 13.12.2010, at the latest.

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

through

capitalization

of reserves*

Adjusted

exercise price

in EUR

following the

issuance of

bonus shares

through

capitalization

of reserves *

Options

exercised /

Shares

granted

Amount in

Euros

1.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

23.32

15.55

181,159

2,817,022.45

2.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

20.97

13.98

0.00

0.00

3.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

17.06

11.37

17,172

195,245.64

4.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

14.68

9.79

61,896

605,961.84

5.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

12.08

8.05

0.00

0.00

6.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

14.53

9.69

48,050

465,604.50

7.

06.06.2003

23.06.2003

12.95

8.63

0.00

0.00

8.

06.06.2003

15.12.2003

16.76**

11.17

24,000

268,080.00

9.

06.06.2003

03.12.2004

18.63**

12.42

230,809

2,866,647.78

10.

17.06.2005

02.12.2005

23.30**

15.53

132,247

2,053,795.91

11.

17.06.2005

21.03.2006

24.85**

16.57

24,999

414,233.43

12.

17.06.2005

23.06.2006

23.02**

15.35

0.00

0.00

13.

17.06.2005

13.12.2006

28.06**

18.71

104,500

1,955,195.00

14.

17.06.2005

13.12.2007

-

28.75**

0.00

0.00

Total:

 

 

 

 

824,832

11,641,786.55

*)The exercise price per share in relation to the Company’s Stock Option Plans, as this had been initially determined by the decisions of the General Assembly of the Company dated 22.11.2001, 06.06.2003 and 17.06.2005 accordingly, was readjusted as a consequence of the decision of the General Assembly of the Company for the granting of bonus shares through capitalization of reserves, dated 15 October 2007.

(**) denotes that such exercise price was calculated as the average value of the Company's share price at close of trading on the Athens Stock Exchange over the last ten (10) working days prior to the relevant decision of the Board of Directors granting the options.

4. The payment of the share capital increase of the Company was completed on 19 February 2008 and it was certified by virtue of a decision of the Board of Directors of the Company on February 28, 2008. The Ministry of Development proceeded, by virtue of its Decisions number K2-2785/03.03.2008 and K2-2785(bis)/03.03.2008, to the registration with the Companies Registry of the above information regarding the share capital increase of the Company and the certification of the payment of the said share capital increase.

5. The share capital of the Company has increased by EUR 412,416 while the share premium has increased by EUR 11,229,370.55, following which the share capital of the Company amounts to EUR 182,281,594.50 divided into 364,563,189 ordinary shares of nominal value of EUR 0.50 each.

6. The Company commits to undertake all legally required actions pursuant to the relevant legislation in order for the new shares to be listed on the Athens Stock Exchange.

The person responsible for compiling this document and for the accuracy of the information presented herein is Mrs. Sarah Robinson, Rewards Director, tel.: 210 61 83 175. Interested parties may obtain a copy of this document from the Company's registered seat (9 Frangoklissias Street, Maroussi) and in electronic form from the Company’s website (www.coca-colahellenic.com). Further information may be obtained from Mr. Vassilis Fragoulis, Compensation and Benefits Manager, tel.: 210 61.83.312.

 

INQUIRIES

Company contacts:

Coca‑Cola Hellenic

Sarah Robinson

Rewards Director

 

Vassilis Fragoulis

Compensation and Benefits

Manager

 

 

 

Tel: +30 210 61 83 175

email: sarah.robinson @cchellenic.com

 

 

Tel: +30 210 61 83 312

email: vassilis.fragoulis@cchellenic.com

Coca‑Cola Hellenic’s website is located at www.coca-colahellenic.com.

Coca‑Cola Hellenic is one of the world's largest bottlers of products of The Coca‑Cola Company and has operations in 28 countries serving a population of 540 million people. Coca‑Cola Hellenic shares are listed on the Athens Exchange (ATHEX: EEEK), with secondary listings on the London (LSE: CCB) and Australian (ASX: CHB) Stock Exchanges. Coca‑Cola Hellenic’s American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CCH).