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Charles River Laboratories' CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Stocks in this article: CRL

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Call End: 09:46

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (CRL)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

February 14, 2012 08:30 am ET


Jim Foster – Chairman, President and CEO

Tom Ackerman – EVP and CFO

Susan Hardy – Corporate VP, Investor Relations


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James Kumpel - BB&T Capital Markets



Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by and welcome to the Charles River Laboratories’ Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2011 Earnings Call. At this time, all lines are in a listen-only mode. Later there will be an opportunity for your questions and instructions will be given at that time. (Operator Instructions). And as a reminder, this conference is being recorded.

I’ll now turn the conference over to Susan Hardy, Corporate Vice President, Investor Relations. Please go ahead.

Susan Hardy

Thank you. Good morning and welcome to Charles River Laboratories’ fourth quarter and full-year 2011 conference call and webcast. This morning, Jim Foster, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer; and Tom Ackerman, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will comment on our fourth quarter and full-year 2011 results and review guidance for 2012. Following the presentation, we will respond to questions.

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