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Varian Medical Systems' CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Varian Medical Systems (VAR)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

January 25, 2012 5:00 pm ET

Executives

Spencer R. Sias - Former Vice President of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations

Dow R. Wilson - Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Executive Vice President

Elisha W. Finney - Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Senior Vice President of Finance

Timothy E. Guertin - Chief Executive Officer, President and Executive Director

Analysts

Steve Beuchaw - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Amit Bhalla - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Vivian Cervantes - Kaufman Bros., L.P., Research Division

David H. Roman - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Jeffrey D. Johnson - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

Anthony Petrone - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Jeremy Feffer - Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Research Division

Junaid Husain - Dougherty & Company LLC, Research Division

Tycho W. Peterson - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Jason Wittes - Caris & Company, Inc., Research Division

Dalton L. Chandler - Needham & Company, LLC, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Varian Medical Systems First Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Earnings Conference Call. My name is Cathy, and I'll be your operator for today. [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's call, Mr. Spencer Sias, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. Please proceed, sir.

Spencer R. Sias

Thank you. Good afternoon, and welcome to Varian Medical Systems conference call for the first quarter of fiscal year 2012. Participating in this call are Tim Guertin, President and CEO; Elisha Finney, CFO; Dow Wilson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; and Tai Chen, our Corporate Controller. Tim is on travel and participating remotely. Tim and Elisha will summarize our results and will take your questions following the presentation.

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