DENTSPLY International Inc. (
Q1 2011 Earnings Call
April 28, 2011 8:30 am ET
Derek Leckow – VP, IR
Bret Wise – Chairman and CEO
Chris Clark – President and COO
Bill Jellison – SVP and CFO
Robert Jones – Goldman Sachs
John Kreger – William Blair
Brandon Couillard – Jefferies
Jeff Johnson – Robert Baird
Elliot Feldman – Barclays Capital
Scott Green – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Good day and welcome to today’s DENTSPLY International first quarter 2011 earnings conference call. Today’s call is being recorded. At this time, I would like to turn the conference over to Vice President of Investor Relations, Mr. Derek Leckow. Please go ahead, sir.
Thank you very much, Kelly. And good morning, everyone. Thank you for joining us for DENTSPLY’s first quarter 2011 earnings conference call. Also with us today are Bret Wise, Chairman and CEO; Chris Clark, our President and COO; and Bill Jellison, our Senior Vice President and CFO. I hope you all had a chance to review our press release, which we issued earlier this morning. A copy of the press release is available on our www.dentsply.com.
Before we get started, it is important to note that this call may include forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties. These should be considered in conjunction with the risk factors and uncertainties that are described in our SEC filings. The company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this call. And a recording of this call in its entirety will be available on our website.