Q4 2011 Earnings Call
February 03, 2012 10:00 am ET
Matthew John Shattock - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Robert F. Probst - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Judy E. Hong - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Ian Shackleton - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Research Division
Vivien Azer - Citigroup Inc, Research Division
Bryan D. Spillane - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division
Ann H. Gurkin - Davenport & Company, LLC, Research Division
Priya Ohri-Gupta - Barclays Capital, Research Division
Timothy S. Ramey - D.A. Davidson & Co., Research Division
Kenneth Perkins - Morningstar Inc., Research Division
Good morning. My name is Martina, and I will be your conference call operator today. At this time, I'd like to welcome everyone to Beam's Fourth Quarter Full Year Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Now I would like to turn the call over to Matt Shattock, President and CEO of Beam. Sir, you may begin your conference.
Matthew John Shattock
Thank you, Martina. Good morning. Our CFO Bob Probst and I would like to welcome you to our discussion of Beam's 2011 fourth quarter and full year results. And before we begin, please note that our presentation includes forward-looking statements. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties including those listed in the cautionary language at the end of our news release, and our actual results could differ materially from those anticipated. This presentation also includes certain non-GAAP measures that are reconciled to the most closely comparable GAAP measure in our news release or in the supplemental information linked to our Webcast and Presentations page on our website.