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Shaw Communications CEO Discusses F1Q2011 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR)

F1Q2011 Earnings Call Transcript

January 13, 2011 3:30 pm ET


Brad Shaw – CEO

Steve Wilson – SVP and CFO

Jay Mehr – SVP of Operations

Paul Robertson – Group VP of Broadcasting and President of Shaw Media

Michael D’Avella – SVP, Planning

Peter Bissonnette – President


Tim Casey – BMO

Bob Bek – CIBC

Vince Valentini – TD Newcrest

Glen Campbell – Merrill Lynch

Jeff Fan – Scotia Capital

Phillip Huang – UBS

Robert Goff – Northland Capital Partners

Maher Yaghi – Desjardins Securities

Dvai Ghose – Canaccord Genuity

Peter MacDonald – GMP Securities



Welcome to Shaw Communications fiscal 2011 first quarter conference call. Today’s call will be hosted by Mr. Brad Shaw, CEO 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 questions, please contact 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 and that actual results could differ materially. Please refer to the company’s publicly filed documents for more details on the assumptions and risks. As a reminder, this call is being recorded.

Mr. Shaw, I will now turn the call over to you.

Brad Shaw

Thank you, operator, and thanks to everyone for joining us today to discuss our results for the first quarter of fiscal 2011. With me today are members of our senior management team, including Peter Bissonnette, President; Steve Wilson, Chief Financial Officer; Michael D`Avella, Senior Vice President of Planning; Jay Mehr, Senior Vice President of Operations, FCI; Ken Stein, Senior Vice President of Regulatory; Jean Brazeau, Senior Vice President of Regulatory; Paul Robertson, Group Vice President of Broadcasting and President of Shaw Media; and Jim Cummins, Group Vice President, Shaw Satellite Operations.

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