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February 01, 2012 8:30 am ET
Mark K. Pogharian - Director of Investor Relations
John P. Bilbrey - Chief Executive Officer and President
Humberto P. Alfonso - Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President
Jason English - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Jonathan P. Feeney - Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Research Division
Eric R. Katzman - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division
Robert Moskow - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division
David Driscoll - Citigroup Inc, Research Division
Christopher Growe - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division
Kenneth B. Zaslow - BMO Capital Markets U.S.
Alexia Howard - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division
Thilo Wrede - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division
David Palmer - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division
Andrew Lazar - Barclays Capital, Research Division
Bryan D. Spillane - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division
Robert Dickerson - Consumer Edge Research, LLC
Good morning. My name is Laura, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Hershey Fourth Quarter 2011 Results Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Mark Pogharian, Head of Investor Relations, you may begin your conference.
Mark K. Pogharian
Thank you, Laura. Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the Hershey Company's Fourth Quarter 2011 Conference Call. J.P. Bilbrey, President and CEO; Bert Alfonso, Executive Vice President, CFO and Chief Administrative Officer; and I, will represent Hershey on this morning's call. We welcome those of you listening via the webcast.