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.
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.