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Covance's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Covance (CVD)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

January 26, 2012 9:00 am ET


Joseph L. Herring - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

William E. Klitgaard - Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Senior Vice President and Treasurer

Paul Surdez -


Todd Van Fleet - First Analysis Securities Corporation, Research Division

Ross Muken - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Garen Sarafian - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Gregory T. Bolan - Sterne Agee & Leach Inc., Research Division

Lauren Migliore - Morningstar Inc., Research Division

Stephen S. Unger - Lazard Capital Markets LLC, Research Division

David H. Windley - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

John Kreger - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division

James J. Kumpel - BB&T Capital Markets, Research Division

Ricky Goldwasser - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

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

Robert P. Jones - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Douglas D. Tsao - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Timothy C. Evans - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division



Good day, and welcome to the Covance Fourth Quarter 2011 Investor Conference Call. This call is being recorded. At this time, for opening remarks, I'd like to turn the call over to Vice President of Investor Relations, Mr. Paul Surdez. Please go ahead, sir.

Paul Surdez

Good morning and thank you for joining us for Covance's Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference and Webcast. Today, Joe Herring, Covance's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; and Bill Klitgaard, Covance's Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting our fourth quarter financial results. Following our opening comments, we'll host the Q&A session.

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