DENTSPLY International Inc. (
Q2 2011 Earnings Call
July 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
Jeff Johnson – Robert Baird
Jonathan Block – SunTrust Robinson
Verdell Walker – Goldman Sachs
Ravi Fadah [ph] – William Blair
Ravi Fadah – William Blair
Scott Green – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Larry Marsh – Barclays Capital
Brandon Couillard – Jefferies
Good day and welcome to the DENTSPLY International second quarter 2011 earnings call. Today’s conference is being recorded. At this time, I would like to turn the conference over to Mr. Derek Leckow, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead, sir.
Thanks very much Caitlyn, and good morning, everyone. Thanks for joining us for DENTSPLY’s second quarter 2011 earnings conference call. I am here with 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 website at www.dentsply.com.
Before we get started, it is important to note 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.