Crown Holdings Inc. (
Q3 2011 Earnings Call
October 19, 2011 9:00 AM ET
John W. Conway - Chairman, President and CEO
Timothy J. Donahue - EVP and CFO
Tim Thein - Citigroup.
George Staphos - Merrill Lynch.
Ghansham Panjabi - Robert W. Baird
Alex Ovshey - Goldman Sachs
Alton Stump - Longbow Research
Phil Gresh - JPMC
Philip Ng - Jefferies
Chris Manuel – Wells Fargo
Chip Dillon - Vertical Research Partners
Good morning, and welcome to the Crown Holdings' Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call. Your lines have been placed on a listen-only mode until the question-and-answer session. Please be advised that this conference is being recorded.
I would now like to turn the call over to Mr. Timothy Donahue, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Donahue, you may begin.
Thank you, Shirley and Good morning to everybody. Welcome to Crown Holdings' third quarter 2011 conference call. With me on the call today are John Conway, our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; and Tom Kelly, Senior Vice President, Finance.
Before we begin, I would like to point out that on this call, as in the earnings release, we will be making a number of forward-looking statements. Actual results could vary materially from such statements. Additional information concerning factors that could cause actual results to vary is contained in the press release and in our SEC filings, including comments in the section titled Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations in Form 10-K for 2010 and in subsequent filings.