Delhaize Group. (DEG)
Q1 2010 Earnings Call
May 5, 2010 09:00 a.m. ET
Garrett Bowne - VP of IR and External communications
Pierre-Olivier Beckers - CEO
Stéfan Descheemaeker - CFO
Rick Anicetti - CEO, Delhaize America Shared Services
Ron Hodge, CEO, Delhaize America Operations
Michel Eeckhout - CEO, Delhaize Belgium.
James Anstead - Barclays Capital
Fernand de Boer - Petercam
Edouard Aubin - Morgan Stanley
Fabienne Caron - Bryan Garnier
Alastair Johnston - Citigroup
John Kershaw - Banc of America/Merrill Lynch
James Grzinic - Jefferies & Co.
Welcome to Delhaize Group's First Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call. I now hand over the conference call to Garrett Bowne, Vice President of Investor Relations and External communications of Delhaize Group. You may begin.
Thank you operator. Good afternoon everyone in Europe, good morning in the U.S. Welcome to the conference call concerning Delhaize Group's results for the first quarter of 2010.
This presentation contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those stated in any forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are detailed from time to time in reports filed by the company with the SEC. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this presentation. Delhaize Group assumes no obligation to update the information contained in this presentation.
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