ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 6, 2012--
Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE/Euronext Paris: CCE) today will discuss its
plans and outlook with analysts and investors at the Barclays
Back-To-School Conference in Boston at 12:45 p.m. ET. The public can
access the presentation through our website, www.cokecce.com.
John F. Brock, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, and
Bill Douglas, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will
deliver the remarks.
In the presentation, CCE will affirm its current 2012 full-year
guidance. This guidance calls for comparable earnings per diluted share
in a range of $2.18 to $2.24, including the expected negative impact of
currency translation. The company also expects net sales and operating
income growth in a mid-single-digit range, both on a comparable and
currency neutral basis. This guidance includes the impact of the French
excise tax increase.
CCE today announced the Board of Directors and chairman and chief
executive officer John F. Brock have agreed to extend his employment
term through 2014.
Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. is the leading Western European marketer,
distributor, and producer of bottle and can liquid nonalcoholic
refreshment 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. For more information about
our company, please visit our website at www.cokecce.com.
Included in this news release are forward-looking management comments
and other statements that reflect management’s current outlook for
future periods. As always, these expectations are based on currently
available competitive, financial, and economic data along with our
current operating plans and are subject to risks and uncertainties that
could cause actual results to differ materially from the results
contemplated by the forward-looking statements. The forward-looking
statements in this news release should be read in conjunction with the
risks and uncertainties discussed in our filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including our Form 10-K for the year
ended December 31, 2011, and other SEC filings.
Source: Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.
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