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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
Robbie Fatta - William Blair & Company
Eric Coldwell - Robert W. Baird & Co
Sandy Draper - Raymond James
David Windley - Jefferies & Company
Tycho Peterson - JP Morgan Chase & Co
John Sullivan - Leerink Swann, LLC
Robert Jones - Goldman Sachs Group, Inc
Greg Bolan - Sterne Agee & Leach, Inc
Timothy Evans - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
Garen Sarafian - Citigroup Global Markets, Inc
Andy Schenker - Morgan Stanley
Todd Van Fleet - First Analysis
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.
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.