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February 03, 2012 1:30 pm ET
Steve Austenfeld - Former Vice President of Investor Relations
Lawrence S. Peiros - Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Stephen M. Robb - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Donald R. Knauss - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Executive Committee
William Schmitz - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division
Christopher Ferrara - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division
Jason Gere - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division
Constance Marie Maneaty - BMO Capital Markets U.S.
Lauren R. Lieberman - Barclays Capital, Research Division
Timothy A. Conder - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division
John A. Faucher - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division
Nik Modi - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division
Ali Dibadj - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division
Javier Escalante - Consumer Edge Research, LLC
Leigh Ferst - Wellington Shields & Co., LLC, Research Division
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to The Clorox Company Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Earnings Release Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this call is being recorded.
I would now like to introduce your host for today's conference, Mr. Steve Austenfeld, Vice President of Investor Relations for The Clorox Company. Mr. Austenfeld, you may begin your conference.
Thank you. Welcome, everyone, for joining Clorox's second quarter conference call. On the call with me today are Don Knauss, Clorox's Chairman and CEO; Larry Peiros, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; and Steve Robb, our Chief Financial Officer. We're broadcasting this call over the Internet, and a replay of the call will be available for 7 days at our website, thecloroxcompany.com.