Cott Corporation Announces Wynn Willard's Departure

TORONTO, CANADA--(Jan. 23, 2008) - Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT)(TSX:BCB) announced today that Wynn Willard, President International, will be leaving the Company following a transition period to pursue other interests. Commenting on Mr. Willard's departure, Cott CEO Brent Willis said, "We are grateful to Wynn for crafting an accelerated growth and expansion strategy for International. We want to thank him for his contributions, and wish him well in his future endeavors."

About Cott Corporation

Cott Corporation is the world's largest provider of retailer brand soft drinks. The Company commercializes its business in over 60 countries worldwide, with its principal markets being the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico. Cott markets or supplies over 200 retailer and licensed brands, and Company-owned brands including Cott, RC, Vintage, Vess and So Clear. Its products include carbonated soft drinks, sparkling and flavored waters, energy drinks, sports drinks, juices, juice drinks and smoothies, ready-to-drink teas, and other non-carbonated beverages. The Company's website is www.cott.com. The brand names and trademarks referenced in this press release are trademarks of Cott Corporation, its affiliated companies, our customers, or other third parties.

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