China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (CSUN)
Q1 2011 Earnings Conference Call
May 23, 2011 8:00 AM EST
Elaine Li – Senior IR Manager
Stephen Cai – CEO
John Wong – Financial Controller
Jianhua Zhao – Cofounder and CTO
Rob Stone – Cowen & Company
Kelly Dougherty – Macquarie
Dan Ries – Collins Stewart
Gordon Johnson – Axiom Capital Management
John Segrich – Gabelli & Company
Sri Nadesan – Lazard Asset Management
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Q1 2011 China Sunergy Company Limited Earnings Conference call.
My name is Steve, and I will be your operator for today.
At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. We will be conducting a question-and-answer session towards the end of today’s call. (Operator instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes.
I would now like to turn the conference over to your host for today, Ms. Elaine Li, Senior Investor Relations Manager.
Thank you, operator and welcome to China Sunergy’s first quarter 2011 earnings conference call. This is Elaine Li speaking, China Sunergy’s Senior Investor Relations Manager. With us today are China Sunergy’s CEO, Mr. Stephen Cai; Cofounder and Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Jianhua Zhao; Acting CFO, Mr. Yongfei Chen; and Financial Controller Mr. John Wong.
Our first quarter 2011 earnings results were released earlier today and now available on company’s website as well as on newswire services. Our website also contains Q1 2011 earnings PowerPoint presentation to which you may refer to during or after this call. Before I turn the call over to Stephen, may I remind our listeners that management prepared remarks include forward-looking statements made under the Safe Harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. And as such, our results may be materially different from the views expressed today.