The Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE/Euronext Paris:CCE)Board of
Directors increased the company's regular quarterly dividend 25 percent
to 25 cents per share. The quarterly dividend rate is equivalent to an
annual dividend of $1.00 per share. The dividend is payable March 20,
2014 to shareowners of record on March 7, 2014.
"We have a sustained objective to create shareowner value," said John F.
Brock, chairman and chief executive officer. "This is our seventh
consecutive annual dividend increase, and combined with our share
repurchases efforts, demonstrates our ongoing commitment to this goal."
Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. ( CCE ) is the leading Western European
marketer, producer, and distributor of non-alcoholic ready-to-drink
beverages and one of the world's largest independent Coca-Cola bottlers.
CCE is the sole licensed bottler for products of The Coca-Cola Company
in Belgium, continental France, Great Britain, Luxembourg, Monaco, the
Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. We operate with a local focus and have
17 manufacturing sites across Europe, where we manufacture nearly 90
percent of our products in the markets in which they are consumed.
Corporate responsibility and sustainability is core to our business, and
we have been recognized by leading organizations in North America and
Europe for our progress in water use reduction, carbon footprint
reduction, and recycling initiatives. For more information about our
company, please visit our website at www.cokecce.com
and follow us on twitter at @cokecce.
Source: Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.