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Sonoco Products Company CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Sonoco Products Company (SON)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

February 09, 2012 08:30 AM ET

Executives

Roger Schrum - IR

Barry Saunders - CFO, VP

Harris DeLoach - Chairman and CEO

Jack Sanders - President and COO

Analysts

George Staphos - Merrill Lynch

Philip Ng - Jefferies

Ghansham Panjabi - Robert W. Baird

Phil Gresh - JPMorgan

Chris Manuel - Wells Fargo

Mark Wilde - Deutsche Bank

Alex Ovshey - Goldman Sachs

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the Q4 2011 Sonoco Earnings Conference Call. My name is Greta, and I’ll be your operator for today. At this time, all participants are in a listen only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. (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, Roger Schrum, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please proceed.

Roger Schrum

Thank you, Greta. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to our Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results Investor Call. This call is being conducted on February 9, 2012.

Joining me today are Harris DeLoach, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Jack Sanders, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Barry Saunders, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

The news release reviewing the company’s financial results was released before the market opened today, and is available on the Investor Relations section of our website at sonoco.com. In addition, we will refer to a presentation that is posted on the investor site during this call.

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