Athens, Greece – Monday, 3 December 2007 - 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 230 employees of the Company (208 of whom are employees of affiliated companies abroad) that were invited to exercise their Stock Options, 86 (74 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 5,165,980 new ordinary shares of the Company, of nominal value of EUR 0.50 each, out of which 636,483 shares were actually granted.

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*

Adjusted exercise price in EUR following the issuance of bonus shares*

Options exercised / Shares granted

Amount in Euros

1.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

23.32

15.55

106,110

1,650,010.50

2.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

20.97

13.98

0

0

3.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

17.06

11.37

40,937

465,453.69

4.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

14.68

9.79

28,873

282,666.67

5.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

12.08

8.05

0

0

6.

22.11.2001

13.12.2001

14.53

9.69

50,625

490,556.25

7.

06.06.2003

23.06.2003

12.95

8.63

26,250

226,537.50

8.

06.06.2003

15.12.2003

16.76**

11.17

18,750

209,437.50

9.

06.06.2003

03.12.2004

18.63**

12.42

100,196

1,244,434.32

10.

17.06.2005

02.12.2005

23.30**

15.53

249,742

3,878,493.26

11.

17.06.2005

21.03.2006

24.85**

16.57

0

0

12.

17.06.2005

23.06.2006

23.02**

15.35

15,000

230,250

13.

17.06.2005

13.12.2006

28.06**

18.71

0

0

Total:

 

 

 

 

636,483

8,677,839.69

*)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, 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 November 2007 and it was certified by virtue of a decision of the Board of Directors of the Company on 20 November, 2007. The Ministry of Development proceeded, by virtue of its Decisions number K2-16912 and K2-16912 (bis), both dated 27.11.2007, 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 318,241.5, while the share premium has increased by EUR 8,359,598.19, following which the share capital of the Company amounts to EUR 181,869,178.5 divided into 363,738,357 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 Mr. Jozsef Juhasz, Remuneration and HR Services Director, tel.: 210 61 83 340. 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-colahbc.com). Further information may be obtained from Mr Vassilis Fragoulis, Compensation and Benefits Manager, tel.: 210 61.83.312.

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Company contacts:

Coca‑Cola HBC

Jozsef Juhasz

HR Services Director

 

 

Tel: +30 210 61 83 340

email: jozsef.juhasz@cchbc.com

Vassilis Fragoulis

Compensation and Benefits

Manager

Tel: +30 210 61.83.312

email : vassilis.fragoulis@cchbc.com

Coca‑Cola HBC’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’s 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)