ACCO Brands (ABD)
Q3 2011 Earnings Call
October 26, 2011 8:30 am ET
Bob Keller - Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Executive Committee
Neal V. Fenwick - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Jennifer Rice - IR
Arun Seshadri - Credit Suisse
Karru Martinson - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division
William B. Chappell - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Research Division
Reza Vahabzadeh - Barclays Capital Inc.
Arnold Ursaner - CJS Securities, Inc.
Reza Vahabzadeh - Lehman Brothers
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Third Quarter 2011 ACCO Brands Corporation Earnings Conference Call. My name is Lacy, and I'll be your coordinator for today. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the presentation over to your host for today's conference, Ms. Jennifer Rice, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please proceed.
Good morning, and welcome to our third quarter 2011 conference call. Speaking on the call today are Bob Keller, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ACCO Brands Corporation; and Neal Fenwick, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Slides that accompany this call have been posted to the Investor Relations section of accobrands.com. E-slides provide detailed information to supplement this call. When speaking to earnings per share, we are using a normalized effective tax rate of 30% and exclude the cost associated with the repurchase of our bonds.
During the call, we may make forward-looking statements and based on certain risk factors, our actual results could differ materially. Please refer to our press release and SEC filings for an explanation of those factors. Following our prepared remarks, we will hold the Q&A session. Now it is my pleasure to turn the call over to Mr. Keller.