Zug, Switzerland – 18 June 2019 – Coca‑Cola HBC AG (“Coca‑Cola HBC”) today announces that all of the proposals of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) set out in the notice of the annual general meeting (“AGM”) dated 14 May 2019 were duly passed by the requisite majority of shareholders at its AGM held today, 18 June 2019.
The final results are set out below. A copy of the resolutions passed at the AGM has also been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM and on Coca‑Cola HBC's website at www.coca-colahellenic.com
Coca‑Cola HBC's shareholders elected Mr. Alfredo Rivera as a new member of the Board. His biography can be found at www.coca-colahellenic.com
The AGM approved (i) a dividend of EUR 0.57 per share (“Ordinary Dividend”) and (ii) a special dividend of EUR 2.00 per share (“Special Dividend”) out of the general capital contribution reserve, capped at an amount of CHF 1,200,000,000. Payment of the full amount of Ordinary Dividend and the Special Dividend will be paid on 30 July 2019 to holders of ordinary shares on the record date of 5 July 2019. The shares are expected to be traded ex-dividend as of 4 July 2019, in which case the last day on which the shares may be traded with the entitlement to receive dividends will be 3 July 2019. In addition, the AGM approved a reduction in share capital by cancelling 3,249,803 registered shares held in treasury
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About Coca‑Cola HBC
Coca‑Cola HBC is a leading bottler of The Coca‑Cola Company with an annual sales volume of more than 2 billion unit cases. It has a broad geographic footprint with operations in 28 countries serving a population of more than 600 million people. Coca‑Cola HBC offers a diverse range of primarily non-alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages in the sparkling, juice, water, sport, energy, tea and coffee categories. Coca‑Cola HBC 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 its business in ways that protect and preserve the environment and contribute to the socio-economic development of the local communities. Coca‑Cola HBC is ranked among the top sustainability performers in ESG benchmarks such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, CDP, MSCI ESG and FTSE4Good, among others.
Coca‑Cola HBC has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: CCH) and its shares are listed on the Athens Exchange (ATHEX: EEE). For more information, please visit http://www.coca-colahellenic.com.