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Hanwha SolarOne CEO Discusses Q4 2010 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Hanwha SolarOne (HSOL)

Q4 2010 Earnings Conference Call

March 17, 2011, 8:00 am ET


Paul Combs – VP, Strategic Planning

Gareth Kung – CFO

Peter Xie – President and CEO


Vishal Shah – Barclays Capital

Kelly Dougherty – Macquarie

Edwin Mok – Needham & Co.

Burt Chao – Simmons & Company

Dan Ries – Collins Stewart

Philip Shen – Roth Capital Partners

Sanjay Shrestha – Lazard Capital Markets

Sam Dubinsky – Wells Fargo Securities

Pranab Sarmah – Daiwa Capital Markets

John Hardy – Gleacher & Company

Jesse Pichel – Jefferies & Co.

Christine Hersey – Wedbush Securities Inc.

James Methadov [ph] – Cowen and Company

Lu Yeung – UBS



Good day ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the fourth quarter 2010 Hanwha SolarOne earnings conference call. My name is Twanda [ph], and I will be your coordinator for today. (Operator instructions)

As a reminder this conference is being recorded for replay purposes.

I’d now like to turn the presentation over to Mr. Paul Combs, Vice President, IR. Please proceed sir.

Paul Combs

Thank you and good morning everyone, and welcome to our call. Joining me today are my colleagues, Peter Xie, President and CEO; Gareth Kung, our CFO, and Sungsoo Lee, our recently appointed Chief Strategy Officer.

Gareth will open with some review and highlights of the fourth quarter, followed by Peter, who will discuss our key initiatives for 2011, and a brief outlook for the first quarter and remainder of the year.

Before we continue, I’d like to remind you that you can download a PowerPoint file that will accompany this presentation on our website. If you are on our mailing list, you should have received this file in conjunction with our earnings release. I need to take a moment and remind you of our Safe Harbor policy, which is also included in the earnings release and posted in its entirety on slide two of the slide package.

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