People: Coca Cola HBC AG (CCH.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Georgios David

77 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Dimitrios Lois

52 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Anastasios David

43 2014 Non-Executive Vice Chairman

Michalis Imellos

45 2012 Chief Financial Officer

Jan Gustavsson

47 General Counsel, Company Secretary and Director of Strategic Development

John Brady

56 2013 Group Chief Customer and Commercial Officer

June Hirst

52 Human Resources Director

Zoran Bogdanovic

2013 Region Director

Alain Brouhard

51 2013 Water and Juice Business Director

Kleon Giavassoglou

61 Group Supply Chain Services Director

Keith Sanders

52 Region Director

Richard Smyth

55 Region Director

Irial Finan

57 2013 Non-Executive Director

Anastasio Leventis

2014 Non-Executive Director

Christo Leventis

2014 Non-Executive Director

Jose Reyes

61 2014 Non-Executive Director

Antonio D'Amato

55 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Christos Ioannou

42 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Susan Kilsby

55 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Michael Llewellyn-Smith

73 2013 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Nigel Macdonald

2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Sechi

2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Basak Kotler

Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Georgios David

Mr. Georgios A. David, OBE, MFR, has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Coca Cola HBC AG since April 25, 2013. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1959. He began his career that same year with a group of companies controlled by A.G. Leventis in Nigeria. Currently, he holds a position on the board of directors of Petros Petropoulos S.A., Titan Cement S.A., Kar-Tess Holding, Boval S.A., Torval Investment Corp., Leventis Holding S.A. and Eurobank Ergasias S.A. and serves as vice president of Fillmore AKTEXE. He is a trustee of the A.G. Leventis Foundation, chairman of the Centre for Asia Minor Studies and a member of the board of directors of the Hellenic Institute of Defense and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). Mr. David is a member of the Company’s Social Responsibility Committee.

Dimitrios Lois

Mr. Dimitrios P. Lois has been Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Coca Cola HBC AG since April 25, 2013. Mr. Lois was appointed Coca-Cola Hellenic’s chief executive officer in July 2011. He began his career in 1988 at Grecian Magnesite S.A., where he held various managerial posts including that of business development manager. He served as managing director of Frigoglass S.A., having joined the company in 1997 as general manager of the STIND S.A. glass plant in Bulgaria. He later became country manager for Bulgaria. In 2000, Mr. Lois was appointed commercial refrigeration director, and in 2001 he was appointed director of the newly created ‘‘cool’’ division. He was appointed managing director of Frigoglass S.A. in August 2003. Mr. Lois joined CCH in June 2007 and was appointed regional director responsible for the CCH Group’s operations in Romania, Greece, Nigeria, Bulgaria, Cyprus and Moldova. In August 2009, he became chief operating officer for CCH. He holds a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology.

Anastasios David

Mr. Anastasios G. David is Non-Executive Vice Chairman of Coca Cola HBC AG. He graduated from Tufts University in 1993 and began his career at the Coca-Cola bottling system in the United States. From 1994 to 1997, Mr. David held several positions in the sales and marketing departments of Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. During 1997, Mr. David worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, focusing on accounting and business finance. From 1998, Mr. David’s principal activity was adviser to Kar-Tess Holding S.A. on its bottling investments. Mr. David was chairman of Navios Corporation, a major bulk shipping company, from 2002 to 2005 and currently serves as a member on the board of directors of CCH, IDEAL Group S.A., Aegean Airlines S.A., Nephelle Navigation Inc., Kar-Tess Holding, Boval S.A. and Axa Insurance Company S.A. Mr. David is also vice president of Eagle Enterprises S.A., 3V S.A., Alpheus Advisors S.A. and Rondilato S.A. Mr. David is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Fares Centre at Tufts University as well as a member of the International Board of Overseers of Tufts University. He is a member of the board of trustees of College Year in Athens and member of the executive committee of the Cyprus Union of Shipowners. Mr. David is a member of the Company’s Nomination Committee.

Michalis Imellos

Mr. Michalis Imellos serves as Chief Financial Officer of Coca Cola HBC AG since April 2012. Mr. Imellos joined Coca-Cola Hellenic in July 2008 as Regional Finance Director, responsible for Nigeria, Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus, and subsequently Serbia and Montenegro. In July 2011 he assumed the position of General Manager, Romania & Moldova. Prior to Coca-Cola Hellenic, Mr. Imellos worked for Xerox for 11 years, where he held several senior finance positions in its UK-based European headquarters, such as Mergers and Acquisitions Director, Office Division Finance Director and Office Division Field Controller. Prior to these, he managed the financial, tax and legal aspects of Xerox’s sponsorship of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, as well as the finance function of the company’s operations in Greece, having started his career in audit with Ernst & Young. Mr. Imellos is a UK-qualified fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Computing from the University of Athens.

Jan Gustavsson

Mr. Jan Gustavsson serves as General Counsel, Company Secretary and Director of Strategic Development at Coca Cola HBC AG. Mr. Gustavsson began his career with the Coca-Cola system in 1995. From 1995 to 1997, he served as assistant division counsel in the Nordic & Northern Eurasia Division of TCCC. Mr. Gustavsson worked with the law firm of White & Case LLP from 1997 to 1999 and previously from 1993 to 1995. In 1999, Mr. Gustavsson joined Coca-Cola Beverages plc as Deputy General Counsel and was appointed General Counsel and Company secretary of Coca-Cola Hellenic in August 2001. In May 2009, he also assumed the responsibilities of Director of Strategic Development. Mr. Gustavsson holds an LL.B. from University of Uppsala in Sweden and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School.

John Brady

Mr. John Earl Brady serves as Group Chief Customer and Commercial Officer at Coca Cola HBC AG since June 2013. Mr. Brady joined the Coca-Cola bottling system in 1982. He held various positions with Coca-Cola USA until 1992, when he became General Manager and Operations Director for Coca-Cola Indonesia. From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Brady worked as Region Manager for The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Amatil in Indonesia. In 1998, Mr. Brady became Regional Director for Coca-Cola Beverages plc, where he was responsible for the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. In 2001, Mr. Brady became responsible for Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Nigeria as a Regional Director of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group. From 2003 to 2004 he worked as Regional Vice President for the Northeast Region for Coca-Cola North America and in March 2004, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer for Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales and Services Company. In January 2006, Mr. Brady returned to the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group as Regional Director and was responsible for the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group’s operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic and Slovakia, Greece, Hungary, Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Mr. Brady holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of North Carolina.

June Hirst

Ms. June Hirst serves as Human Resources Director at Coca Cola HBC AG. Ms. Hirst joined CCHBC on 2nd September 2013. Ms. Hirst brings over 25 years of Human Resources experience in a variety of industries including financial services, FMCG, manufacturing and retail sectors. For the past ten years, Ms. Hirst has worked for the General Electric Company where she was Managing Director, Human Resources based in Switzerland for GE Capital EMEA. Ms. Hirst joined GE in January 2004, where her positions included HR Director for GE Capital Bank in Switzerland, Regional HR Leader for Banking and Consumer Finance in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and Organization Development and Talent Management Leader for the EMEA for 26 countries based in London. Ms. Hirst then held the position of Regional Human Resources Director, Central and Eastern Europe for GE Global Banking. In this role Ms. Hirst was responsible for more than 20,000 people in a region spanning ten countries and was based in Paris. Prior to joining GE, Ms. Hirst was the EMEA HR Leader for the Citigroup Private Banking and Investment Group based in Geneva until the end of 2003. Before her Citigroup career, Ms. Hirst was the Corporate HR and Leadership Development Director for Guinness PLC based in London and she held other HR positions prior to this with United Biscuits and ASDA. Ms. Hirst has a Honors Degree in Economics (Nottingham, England) and is a member of the Chartered Institute of People Development.

Zoran Bogdanovic

Mr. Zoran Bogdanovic serves as Region Director at Coca Cola HBC AG since June 2013. Mr. Bogdanovic started his career in the finance team of Coca-Cola HBC Croatia in November 1996. In September 1998 he became CFO and in March 2004 he became General Sales Manager of the Croatian operations. In October 2004, he was appointed Country General Manager of Coca-Cola HBC Croatia. In July 2008, he assumed his first international role as Country General Manager for Coca-Cola HBC Switzerland. In July 2011, he took over responsibility as Country General Manager for Coca-Cola HBC Greece. In June 2013, he was appointed Region Director, responsible for operations in Romania, Moldova, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia, Croatia, FYROM, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus, and Nigeria. Prior to joining Coca-Cola Hellenic, Mr. Bogdanovic worked as an Auditor in Arthur Andersen Company. Mr. Bogdanovic holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from the University of Zagreb (Faculty of Economics and Business).

Alain Brouhard

Mr. Alain Brouhard serves as Water and Juice Business Director at Coca Cola HBC AG. Mr. Brouhard joined the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group as Regional Director in June 2010, responsible for the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group’s operations in Nigeria, Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria and Serbia (including the Republic of Kosovo) and Montenegro. In June 2013, Mr. Brouhard was assigned the role of Water and Juice Business Director. Before Coca-Cola Hellenic, he held the position of Managing Director, Italy and Southeast Europe for Adidas since 2007, covering 11 countries, managing both Adidas and Reebok brands. He began his career with Adidas in 2002, serving as Vice President, commercial operations EMEA based in Germany, and in 2005 he took on the role of Managing Director, Iberia, based in Spain and responsible for Spain and Portugal. Previously he spent sixteen years with Procter & Gamble in four different countries and in a variety of commercial and management roles up to global customer team leader- Global & Western Europe in 2000, where he managed out of Geneva the global account management of Delhaize and the European management of New Channels including discounters (such as Aldi, Lidl, and Dia) and Convenience Retailing (such as Petroleum). Mr. Brouhard holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Audencia Business School in France and from Ohio State University in the United States.

Kleon Giavassoglou

Dr. Kleon Giavassoglou serves as Group Supply Chain Services Director at Coca Cola HBC AG. Prior to joining the Coca-Cola system, Dr. Giavassoglou worked as an assistant professor at the University of Patras and a consultant for engineering projects. He was also associated with Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. as a consultant engineer, supervising the construction of the Patras plant from 1979 to1980. He commenced his career with Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. in 1983. He held several positions of increasing responsibility in the maintenance and technical operations departments until 1993, when he was appointed General Manager of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group’s operations in Northern Greece. In 1995, he was appointed technical operations manager of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group’s Greek operations and in 1998 technical director of Coca-Cola Hellenic. In 2000, he became regional technical and engineering director of Coca-Cola Hellenic and in February 2004 he became Supply Chain Services Director. Dr. Giavassoglou holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering as well as a Masters’ Degrees in Civil Engineering and Constructing from the University of Patras.

Keith Sanders

Mr. Keith Sanders serves as Region Director at Coca Cola HBC AG. Mr. Sanders joined the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group as the Country General Manager for Russia in May 2004. In August 2009, he was appointed Region Director, responsible for Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, and Armenia. In June 2013, he assumed responsibility for Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, the Baltics (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania) and Armenia. Prior to joining the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group, he spent 11 years within the Coca-Cola system. He started his career with The Coca-Cola Company in a regional marketing role within the Gulf Region. In 1993 he was appointed HR & training Manager for the Gulf Region. In 1994, he assumed his first bottling General Manager role in Bahrain, and then moved through a series of country general management roles until 2001, when he was appointed Director for bottling operations in the Eurasia & Middle East Division with responsibility for Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, and Qatar. Prior to joining the Coca-Cola system, Mr. Sanders spent six years with Procter & Gamble in the United States in a variety of sales and marketing roles. Mr. Sanders holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Kansas and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from TCU.

Richard Smyth

Dr. Richard Smyth serves as Region Director at at Coca Cola HBC AG. Dr. Smyth joined the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group in February 2003 after working for Bristol-Myers Squibb in Bangkok, where he was Vice President South East Asia, responsible for the company’s nutritional drinks business. As Vice President, he was responsible for operations in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Australia. Prior to this, he was the General Manager for Bristol-Myers Squibb in the Philippines. Dr. Smyth spent 13 years working with Nestlé, where his roles included general manager of a joint venture with Danone in Slovakia, chief operating officer of its Filipino confectionery division and senior marketing positions in Hungary and the Czech Republic. While based in Switzerland, he was responsible for Nestlé’s world-wide duty- free business. Since he joined Coca-Cola Hellenic, he has covered 12 countries as Region Director. He is now responsible for operations in Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and the island of Ireland. Dr. Smyth holds a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Kent.

Irial Finan

Mr. Irial P. Finan has been Non-Executive Director of Coca Cola HBC AG since April 25, 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from National University of Ireland in Galway and is an Associate (later Fellow) of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants. He was recently conferred with an honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from NUI Galway in Ireland. He is an executive vice president of TCCC and president of bottling investments. He is responsible for managing a multi-billion dollar internal bottling business. Additionally, he is responsible for stewarding TCCC’s equity investments and heading the concentrate product supply organisation. Mr. Finan has over 30 years of experience in the Coca-Cola system. From 2001 to 2003, he served as chief executive officer of CCH, during which time he managed the merger and integration of Coca-Cola Beverages plc and Hellenic Bottling S.A., and led the combined company’s operations in 26 countries. Mr. Finan joined TCCC in 2004 as president of bottling investments and supply chain and was named executive vice president in October 2004. From 1995 to 1999, he was managing director of Molino Beverages, with responsibility for expanding markets, including the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Romania, Moldova, Russia and Nigeria. Prior to that role, Mr. Finan worked in several markets across Europe. From 1991 to 1993, he served as managing director of Coca-Cola Bottlers Ulster Ltd., based in Belfast. He was finance director of Coca-Cola Bottlers Ireland, Ltd., based in Dublin from 1984 to 1990. Mr. Finan has also served on the board of directors of Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. and Coca-Cola Amatil Limited. Mr. Finan serves on the board of directors of CCH, Coca-Cola FEMSA, the Supervisory Board of CCE AG, Coca-Cola Central Japan Company, Limited, the American Ireland Fund, Smurfit Kappa Group Plc and Grove 2 Glass Trading Services GmbH. He also serves as a non-executive director for Co-operation Ireland and NUI Galway Foundation.

Anastasio Leventis

Christo Leventis

Jose Reyes

Antonio D'Amato

Mr. Antonio D'Amato has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Coca Cola HBC AG since April 29, 2013. He graduated in Law from the University Federico II in Naples 110/110 cum laude. He began his business career in 1979 with Cartoprint in Milan, part of the Seda International Packaging Group SpA (formerly the Finseda Group), a European company in the production of food packaging. He was employed in various capacities and became president of Seda International Packaging Group SpA in 1991. Mr. D’Amato was previously president and member of the board of directors of Confindustria, the Confederation of Italian Industry. From 1999 to May 2000, he was president of the Industrial Union of Naples. In May 2000, he was elected president of Confindustria. In August 2000, Mr. D’Amato was appointed vice president of the Union of Industrial and Employers’ Confederations of Europe, or UNICE. From 2000 to 2012, Mr. D’Amato was a member of the Italian National Council for Economy and Labour, or CNEL. In July 2001, he became president of the LUISS University in Rome, a private Italian university. Mr. D’Amato is also on the board of directors of CCH. Upon his appointment as a director of the Company becoming effective, Mr. D’Amato is a member of the Company’s Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Christos Ioannou

Mr. Christos Leonidas Ioannou has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Coca Cola HBC AG since April 25, 2013. He received his BA from Cornell University in 1994 and his MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 1998. Mr. Ioannou’s primary involvement is with J&P (Overseas) and J&P-AVAX, where he serves on both boards. The J&P Group is involved in construction, concessions and real estate in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Europe. Mr. Ioannou is also involved in the hotel business holding directorships in Athinaion SA (Athenaeum Intercontinental) and YES Hotels. Mr. Ioannou is on the board of directors of CCH and also serves on several other boards, including Food Plus and Aegean Airlines S.A. See further paragraph 9.3 of Part XIII: ‘‘Additional Information’’. Mr. Ioannou is a member of the Company’s Audit Committee.

Susan Kilsby

Ms. Susan Kilsby has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Coca Cola HBC AG since April 25, 2013. She is a non-executive director of Shire plc and of BBA Aviation plc. Ms. Kilsby has M&A and finance experience and has had a global career in investment banking spanning more than 30 years, during which she has held senior positions with The First Boston Corporation, Bankers Trust, Barclays de Zoete Wedd. Until 2009, Ms. Kilsby was chairman of the EMEA M&A team at Credit Suisse and continues in a part-time senior advisory capacity. Ms. Kilsby holds a B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College and an M.B.A. from Yale School of Management. Ms. Kilsby is member of the Company’s Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Michael Llewellyn-Smith

Sir Michael J. Llewellyn-Smith, KCVO, CMG, has been Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Coca Cola HBC AG since June 19, 2013. He was appointed Non-Executive Independent Director on April 25, 2013. He had a distinguished career in the British diplomatic service including postings to Moscow, Paris and Athens, culminating in positions as British Ambassador to Poland (1991-1996) and then British Ambassador to Greece (1996-1999). He is currently vice president of the British School at Athens, Honorary Fellow of St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and member of the council of the Anglo-Hellenic League. He is also a historian and author of a number of books about Greece. Sir Llewellyn-Smith is on the board of directors of CCH. He is a member of the Company’s Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Social Responsibility Committee.

Nigel Macdonald

Mr. Nigel T. Macdonald has been Non-Executive Independent Director of Coca Cola HBC AG since April 25, 2013. He was formerly a senior partner in Ernst & Young’s UK practice, having been a partner for 27 years, during which he served as vice chairman of the accounting and auditing committees of Ernst & Young’s worldwide practice. Mr. Macdonald is member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, of which he was the president between 1993 and 1994. He is the senior trustee of the United Kingdom’s National Maritime Museum and chairman of both its remuneration committee and audit committee. Mr. Macdonald is also chairman of a privately held retail business in London, James Lock & Co. Ltd. Between 1994 and 2001, he was a member of the Industrial Development Advisory Board of the UK Government and, from 1992 until the end of 2004, he was a member of the Board of the British Standards Institute and chairman of its audit committee. From 1990 until 2006, he was a member of the Review Panel of the Financial Reporting Council and from 1998 until 2005, he was a member of the UK Competition Commission serving on its specialist panels on electricity and water. From 2002 until 2011 he was a member of the audit committee of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund and also an adviser to it. Mr. Macdonald is also on the board of directors of CCH. Mr. Macdonald is the chairman of Coca-Cola HBC’s audit committee.

John Sechi

Basak Kotler

Ms. Basak Kotler is Director - Investor Relations of Coca Cola HBC AG. She joined the Company from Balfour Beatty plc, a UK FTSE-250 multinational infrastructure services business, where she has been the Head of Investor Relations for the last three years, responsible for developing and executing the company’s IR strategy and activities with investors, analysts and the financial media.
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