Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR)
F3Q10 (Qtr End 05/31/10) Earnings Call Transcript
June 30, 2010 4:00 pm ET
Jim Shaw – CEO & Vice Chair
Steve Wilson – SVP & CFO
Brad Shaw – EVP
Peter Bissonnette – President
Michael D`Avella – SVP, Planning
Steve Harris [ph] – BofA/Merrill Lynch
Tim Casey – BMO Capital Markets
Vince Valentini – TD Newcrest
Greg MacDonald – National Bank Financial
Phillip Huang – UBS Equities
Jeff Fan – Scotia Capital Markets
Dvai Ghose – Canaccord Genuity
Maher Yaghi – Desjardins
Peter MacDonald – GMP Securities
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Shaw Communications fiscal 2010 third quarter conference call. Today’s call will be hosted by Mr. Jim Shaw, Vice Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Shaw Communications. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator instructions) If the press has any question, please Mr. Shaw’s office after the call.
Before we begin, management would like to remind listeners that comments made during today’s call will include forward-looking information and there are risks that actual results could differ materially. Please refer to the Company’s publicly filed documents for more details on assumptions and risks. Mr. Shaw, it is now pleasure to turn the call over to you. Please go ahead, sir.
Thank you, operator. And welcome to our third quarter results and thank you for joining us today. With me today we have our whole top team, which would be Mr. Peter Bissonnette, President; Mr. Brad Shaw, Executive Vice President; Mr. Steve Wilson, Chief Financial Officer; Mr. Michael D`Avella, Senior Vice President of Planning; Mr. Ken Stein, Senior Vice President of Regulatory; and Mr. Jean Brazeau, Senior Vice President of Regulatory also, and it’s kind of a duplicate [ph] there; and Mr. Jay Mehr, Group Vice President of Shaw Cable Operations; and Mr. Jim Cummins, Group Vice President of Satellite Operations; Mr. Paul Robertson, Group Vice President of Broadcast Services, I guess we call it; and also Mr. Trevor English who works in our whole investment area. So we are happy to welcome you here today. I will keep my comments short as you have already reviewed our results, which were released this morning.