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February 10, 2012 8:00 AM ET
Marta Jones Turner – Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations
George Deese – Chairman and CEO
Allen Shiver – President
Steve Kinsey – Executive Vice President and CFO
Farha Aslam – Stephens Incorporated
Mitch Pinheiro – Janney Montgomery Scott
Eric Katzman – Deutsche Bank
Heather Jones – BB&T Capital Markets
Tim Ramey – D.A. Davidson
Akshay Jagdale – KeyBanc Capital Markets
Amit Sharma – BMO Capital Markets
David Leibowitz – Horizon Kinetics
Greetings. And welcome to the Flowers Foods’ Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2011 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A brief question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. (Operator Instructions)
As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Marta Jones Turner, Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations for Flowers Foods. Thank you, Ms. Jones Turner. You may begin.
Marta Jones Turner
Thanks Rob, and good morning, everyone. Thanks for joining our call today. Our fourth quarter and 2012 results were released late yesterday and of course, you’ll found the release posted on our website in case you need a copy.
We do expect to file the 10-K on February the 24th and as a reminder, during the call today, we’ll be using a PowerPoint presentation to support our comments, and you can find that presentation on the webcast listen page.
Of course, as we begin I must remind you that our presentation today may include forward-looking statements about our company’s performance. Although, we believe our segments to be reasonable, those segments are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. In addition to the matters we will discuss during the call, important factors relating to Flowers Foods business are detailed fully in our SEC filing.